Frederic John Walker

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Captain Frederic John Walker, (3 June, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Commander Frederic M. Walker, R.N., this man's name is offered in some Service Records, and in at least some Navy Lists[1] as "Frederick". I have somewhat arbitrarily chosen Frederic as the proper spelling.

Walker entered the Royal Navy with the May 1909 intake term at the Training Establishment. He passed out with sixty-one other midshipmen in April, 1913 ranked fourth in order of merit on his examinations.[2]

Walker was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1917.

Walker was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1926.

Walker was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1931.

Walker was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1940.[Fact Check]

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Bibliography

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 103.
  2. "New Midshipmen." The Times (London, England), Monday, Apr 28, 1913; pg. 3; Issue 40197.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 240.
  4. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 314.
  5. Nichols Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/224. f. 223.