Frank Ernest Woodward

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Commander R.N.R. (retired) Frank Ernest Woodward, R.D., R.N.R. (11 April, 1883 – before September, 1952) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Born in Edgbaston, Warwick.

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 20 July, 1915.

Woodward was appointed in command of the patrol boat PC 62 on 22 March, 1918.[1]

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 20 July, 1923.

Woodward was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Commander R.N.R. on 11 April, 1928. That same year, he was listed as living in Lagos, Nigeria.

Woodward was reported as deceased in September 1952, but the date of death was not reported.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Douglas G. Jeffrey
Captain of H.M. T.B. 050
30 Mar, 1916[2] – 1 Nov, 1916
Succeeded by
Richard G. Clayton
Preceded by
Andrew Paterson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 80
27 Oct, 1916[3] – 21 Apr, 1917[4][Inference]
Succeeded by
William Clarke
Preceded by
Arthur K. Gibson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 1
21 Apr, 1917[5] – 22 Mar, 1918[6][7]
Succeeded by
Maurice J. D. Mayall
Preceded by
George G. D. Salmon
Captain of H.M.S. PC 62
22 Mar, 1918[8] – 18 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Kenneth M. Bruce
Preceded by
James Quayle
Captain of H.M.S. P22
22 Apr, 1919 – 24 May, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John A. Shuter
Captain of H.M.S. Garth
10 Jun, 1919 – 6 Sep, 1919
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 401b.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401.
  4. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399s.
  5. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399s.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 955.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.