Guy Fowell Parsons

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Lieutenant-Commander Guy Fowell Parsons, R.N. (22 April, 1882 – 6 March, 1919) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Charles Parsons, M.D. was born in Dover.

In December 1902 after a half year serving in T.B.Ds., Captain Tottenham wrote that "although this officer was not found drunk at any time, I consider he drinks to excess."

Parsons was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1903.

Parsons was placed on the Retired List on account of misconduct on 28 January, 1908.

Parsons was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1911.

Parsons died from a fall into a dock at Portsmouth.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James H. Neild
Captain of H.M.S. Skipjack
31 May, 1917[1] – 20 Jul, 1917
Succeeded by
Arthur L. Owens
Preceded by
Richard B. England
Captain of H.M.S. Nigella
13 Aug, 1917[2] – 6 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 397y.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 853.