Gordon Frederick Markwick

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Lieutenant-Commander Gordon Frederick Markwick (28 February, 1885 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

His service record is a veritable rhythm of visits to the hospital, with colds, influenza, thyroid and nervous conditions.

Life & Career

Markwick was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1907.[1]

Markwick was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1915.[2]

Markwick was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1919.[3]

Markwick was placed in temporary command of the monitor Terror in 1924.

Markwick was promoted to the rank of Captain and placed on the Retired List at his own request on 16 June, 1931.[4]

World War II

Markwick was mobilised under emergency in 1938 and on 28 September he was made Naval Officer in Charge, Belfast. He was again evaluated in Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth in August 1940 and found to have an anxiety condition. He was reverted to the Retired List as medically unfit on 27 August.[5]

See Also

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alick Stokes
Captain of H.M.S. Terror
c. Apr, 1924[6] – 20 Jun, 1924[7]
Succeeded by
Colin S. Inglis

Footnotes

  1. Markwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  2. Markwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  3. Markwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  4. Markwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  5. Markwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  6. Markwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  7. Markwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.