Frederick Arthur Buckley

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Rear-Admiral Frederick Arthur Buckley, C.B., Royal Navy (4 September, 1887 – 31 May, 1952) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 July, 1908.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 July, 1916.[1]

Buckley served as Gunnery Officer of Venerable off Belgian Coast and Dardanelles, Superb and Emperor of India.

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1920.[1]

On 21 August, 1920, he was appointed to Excellent to conduct rangefinder trials.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1927.[1]

Buckley was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 10 January, 1939.[1]

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Naval Assistant to the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff
6 Dec, 1921[3] – 15 Jan, 1923[4]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Alan R. Dewar
Assistant Director of Naval Ordnance
20 Apr, 1928[5] – 13 Oct, 1930[6]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ronald W. Oldham
Captain of H.M.S. Shropshire
Aug, 1931[7] – Aug, 1933[8]
Succeeded by
Reginald V. Holt
Preceded by
Geoffrey S. Arbuthnot
Deputy Director of Training and Staff Duties
16 Oct, 1933[9] – 14 Mar, 1934[10]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Geoffrey S. Arbuthnot
Director of Training and Staff Duties
14 Mar, 1934[11] – 11 May, 1936[12]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Guy W. Hallifax
Captain of H.M.S. Malaya
10 Oct, 1936[13] – Mar, 1937[14]
Succeeded by
Ion B. B. Tower
Preceded by
Cecil C. A. Allen
Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
Mar, 1937[15] – 1937[16]
Succeeded by
Roderick B. T. Miles
 

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 10/1098.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 772.
  3. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 10/1098.
  4. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 10/1098.
  5. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 198.
  6. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 198.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  9. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 10/1098.
  10. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 10/1098.
  11. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 10/1098.
  12. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 10/1098.
  13. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 10/1098.
  14. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 10/1098.
  15. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 1098.
  16. Buckley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 1098.