Harold Courtenay Woollcombe-Boyce

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Lieutenant Harold Courtenay Woollcombe-Boyce, R.N. (30 March, 1887 – 8 February, 1917) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Woollcombe-Boyce was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1909.[1]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Fawn on 29 July, 1914.[2]

He died when Ghurka was mined and sunk in the Channel.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald C. Harrison
Captain of H.M.S. Fawn
29 Jul, 1914[4]
Succeeded by
George N. Gilbertson
Preceded by
Harold T. Baillie-Grohman
Captain of H.M.S. Ghurka
6 Mar, 1916[5] – 8 Feb, 1917[6]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 77c.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 316.
  3. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. pp. 318-9.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394d.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 394q.
  6. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 319.