Francis Edmund Musgrave Garforth

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Captain (retired) Francis Edmund Musgrave Garforth, C.B.E. (10 February, 1874 – 11 August, 1953) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Garforth gained four months' time on passing out of Britannia in December, 1889.[1]

Garforth was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1897.[2]

Garforth was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1908.[3]

Garforth was promoted to the rank of Acting Captain on 25 June, 1916.[4]

Post-War

Garforth was appointed in command of the gunboat Cicala on 4 February, 1920.[5]

Garforth was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain (retired) on 6 June, 1922.[6]

In 1943, the Admiralty expressed their displeasure with Garforth's "irregular use of Government stationery."

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alan C. Bruce
Captain of H.M.S. Vengeance
16 Sep, 1912[7] – 9 Jan, 1913[8]
Succeeded by
Herbert A. Adam
Preceded by
George P. England
Captain of H.M.S. Amphitrite
28 Apr, 1919[9] – 1 May, 1919[10]
Succeeded by
William W. Wilson
Preceded by
Robert G. D. Dewar
Captain of H.M.S. Euryalus
1 May, 1919[11] – 2 Oct, 1919[12]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Robert G. M. D. Hunt
Captain of H.M.S. Cicala
4 Feb, 1920[13][14] – 15 Jan, 1922[15]
Succeeded by
Victor P. Alleyne

Footnotes

  1. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  2. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  3. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  4. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 745.
  6. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  7. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  8. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  9. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  10. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  11. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  12. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  13. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 745.
  15. Garforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/23. f. 23.