Hector Boyes

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Rear-Admiral Hector Boyes, C.M.G., R.N. (20 February, 1881 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Captain G. T. H. Boys, R.N. was born in Plymouth and gained five months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Boyes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 September, 1902.[1]

Boyes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1910.

Boyes was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1915.[2]

Post-War

Boyes was appointed to the second class protected cruiser Fox on 21 March, 1919. When Captain Edward Altham left in late 1919, Boyes became the senior officer aboard.[3]

Boyes was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1922.

Boyes was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 23 November, 1934 and was placed on the Retired List the following day.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George F. L. L. Page
Captain of H.M.S. Thistle
Aug, 1915[4] – 12 Oct, 1918
Succeeded by
George St. J. Llewellyn
Preceded by
William B. Chilton
Captain of H.M.S. Hollyhock
23 Dec, 1919 – 15 Oct, 1921
Succeeded by
Bertram C. Watson
Preceded by
Reginald St. P. Parry
Captain of H.M.S. Triad
23 Dec, 1927 – 26 Jun, 1930
Succeeded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe
Preceded by
Reginald St. P. Parry
Senior Officer, Persian Gulf
28 Jan, 1928[5] – 26 Jun, 1930
Succeeded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe
Preceded by
John C. Hodgson
as Captain of H.M.S. Flora
Senior Naval Officer, Simonstown
14 Aug, 1931 – Jul, 1933
Succeeded by
Algernon R. Smithwick
Preceded by
Desmond N. C. Tufnell
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Tokyo
21 May, 1941
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 9.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1919). p. 344.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1919). p. 796.
  4. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398k.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 275a.