Frederick Samuel Inglefield

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Admiral SIR Frederick Samuel Inglefield, K.C.B., F.R.G.S., Royal Navy (29 April, 1854 – 8 August, 1921) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Inglefield was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 30 January, 1877.[1]

He was appointed to command the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 4 on 16 June, 1884, for manoeuvres.[2]

Inglefield was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1889.[3]

Captain

Inglefield was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1895, aged forty-one years, two months, and one day.[4] In January 1896, he assumed command of the second class protected cruiser Bonaventure.[5]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Glory on 1 November, 1900.[Citation needed] and then od battleship Royal Sovereign in November, 1901.[6]

He was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to King Edward VII on 12 April, 1905, vice Adair.[7]

Inglefield was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 30 May, 1906, vice Bearcroft.[8]

Flag Rank

Inglefield took command of the Fourth Cruiser Squadron on 8 February, 1907, hoisting his flag in the first class protected cruiser Grafton.[9]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 24 August, 1910, vice Field.[10]

On the occasion of King George V's coronation he was appointed an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 19 June, 1911.[11]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 4 June, 1913, vice Goodrich.[12]

He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 9 June, 1916, in accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903.[13]

Inglefield died of septic poisoning, allegedly caused after an accident while rowing, at Flower Lillies, Windley, Derbyshire on 8 August, 1921. He was 67 years old.

See Also

Bibliography

  • "Death of Admiral Inglefield" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 10 August, 1921. Issue 42795, col F, p. 11.
  • "Funeral" (Deaths). The Times. Saturday, 13 August, 1921. Issue 42798, col A, p. 11.

Service Records

  • The National Archives. ADM 196/87. Volume 2. f. 7.
  • The National Archives. ADM 196/38. Volume 2. ff. 695-696.
  • The National Archives. ADM 196/19. Volume 7. ff. 199, 473.

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M. T.B. 4
16 Jun, 1884[14]
Succeeded by
William G. Stewart
Preceded by
George N. A. Pollard
Captain of H.M.S. Acorn
10 May, 1894[15] – 30 Jun, 1895[16]
Succeeded by
George Langford
Preceded by
George A. Giffard
Captain of H.M.S. Bonaventure
2 Jan, 1896[17] – 4 May, 1897[18]
Succeeded by
Frank H. Henderson
Preceded by
William M. Lang
Captain of H.M.S. Devastation
Nov, 1898[19] – after Jan, 1900[20][21]
Succeeded by
Francis G. Kirby
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Glory
1 Nov, 1900[22] – 24 Jul, 1901[23]
Succeeded by
Arthur W. Carter
Preceded by
Charles H. Adair
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Sovereign
26 Nov, 1901[24] – 29 Aug, 1902[25]
Succeeded by
George A. Primrose
Preceded by
?
Head of Mobilisation Division
12 Nov, 1902[26] – 10 Feb, 1904[27]
Succeeded by
Charles J. Briggs
Preceded by
John Durnford
as Junior Naval Lord
Fourth Sea Lord
11 Feb, 1904[28] – 7 Feb, 1907[29]
Succeeded by
Sir Alfred L. Winsloe
Preceded by
Sir Day H. Bosanquet as Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Fourth Cruiser Squadron
8 Feb, 1907[30][31] – 8 Feb, 1909[32]
Succeeded by
Arthur M. Farquhar
Preceded by
Sir Reginald F. H. Henderson
Admiral Commanding Coastguard and Reserves
31 Dec, 1909[33][34] – 31 Dec, 1912[35]
Succeeded by
Sir Arthur M. Farquhar

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24413. p. 502. 2 February, 1877.
  2. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/553
  3. The London Gazette: no. 25969. p. 4738. 30 August, 1889.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26647. p. 4233. 26 July, 1895.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27782. p. 2636. 7 April, 1905.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 27918. p. 3845. 1 June, 1906.
  9. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 9 February, 1907. Issue 38252, col B, p. 9.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 28413. p. 6407. 6 September, 1910.
  11. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28505. p. 4588. 19 June, 1911.
  12. The London Gazette: no. 28726. p. 3992. 6 June, 1913.
  13. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29621. p. 5828. 13 June, 1916.
  14. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/553
  15. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 93/696.
  16. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 93/696.
  17. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 199.
  18. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 199.
  19. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 6.
  20. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 6.
  21. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 242.
  22. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  23. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  24. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 695.
  25. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  26. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  27. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  28. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  29. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  30. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 10 January, 1907. Issue 38226, col D, p. 5.
  31. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  32. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  33. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 30 December, 1909. Issue 39156, col C, p. 8.
  34. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  35. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.