Granville Murray-Browne

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Lieutenant-Commander Granville Murray-Browne, R.N. (5 May, 1885 – 31 May, 1916) served in the Royal Navy and died in the battlecruiser Indefatigable at the Battle of Jutland.

Life & Career

Born in Usley, Gloucester, the son of Reverend C. C. Murray-Browne.

Murray-Browne was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1907. Following a pair of command appointments in torpedo boats, he was appointed to Achilles in the Second Cruiser Squadron on 6 June, 1910. This would last just over two years as he applied unsuccessfully to be returned to torpedo boat command. Ultimately, Murray-Brown was appointed to Indefatigable on 17 June, 1913. Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 December, 1915 while still with the battlecruiser, he would ultimately die in her when she was destroyed at the Battle of Jutland.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George O. Hewett
Captain of H.M. T.B. 106
19 Nov, 1909[1][2] – 15 Dec, 1909
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Reginald V. Holt
Captain of H.M. T.B. 055
15 Dec, 1909[3] – 6 Jun, 1911
Succeeded by
Joseph M. Kenworthy


  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Thursday, 11 November, 1909. Issue 39114, col D, p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 401a.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 401a.