George Ainslie Rooke

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Captain (retired) George Ainslie Rooke, R.N. (10 October, 1875 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Captain Eustace Rooke was born in 1875.

Rooke's promotion to the rank of Lieutenant in June, 1897 was accelerated due to good examinations.

Rooke was promoted to the rank of Commander in June, 1909.

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 30 June, 1912.

Reverted to the Retired List on 28 June, 1919, postdated to August.

Rooke was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) in recognition of wartime service, dated 11 November, 1918.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis E. Travers
Captain of H.M. T.B. 78
7 Jul, 1896
Succeeded by
Ambrose M. Peck
Preceded by
Hubert H. Holland
Captain of H.M. T.B. 68
8 Jul, 1896[1]
Succeeded by
Alexander H. Quicke
Preceded by
Thomas Henderson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 100
15 Sep, 1898[2]c. May, 1901[Inference]
Succeeded by
James C. S. Hughes


  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), 3 July, 1896; pg. 12.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 276.