Fitzmaurice Acton

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Commander Fitzmaurice Acton, C.M.G., Royal Navy (22 February, 1874 – 7 August, 1920) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

On 30 June, 1908, Acton was promoted to the rank of Commander.[1] He was an interpreter and appointed an Inspecting Officer in the Coast Guard, Rathmullen on 5 January, 1912, acting in the North Of Ireland District in early 1913.[2]

On 7 May, 1910, Acton married Ruby Crabtree, the widow of Lieutenant Percy Crabtree, in Shanghai.[3]

Acton died on 7 August, 1920. His death was announced by the Secretary of the Admiralty on 12 August.[4]

Bibliography

  • "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 12 August, 1920. Issue 42487, col G, pg. 18.

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Michael H. Hodges
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Paris
9 Sep, 1915[5]
Succeeded by
Sidney B. Mainguy
Preceded by
Edward H. Rymer
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Tokyo
Oct, 1917[6]
Succeeded by
James C. Ley

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28151. p. 4644. 26 June, 1908.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). pp. 424, 429.
  3. "Marriages" (Marriages). The Times. Thursday, 26 May, 1910. Issue 39282, col A, p. 1.
  4. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 12 August, 1920. Issue 42487, col G, p. 18.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1917). p. 535.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1918). p. 1817.