Henry Albert Le Fowne Hurt
Life & Career
Born in Alderwashy.
Hurt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1900.
Hurt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1910.
On 10 March 1916, he was placed in command of the trawler Sir Mark Sykes. In August 1916, Hurt cleared a minefield in the White Sea. He left Sir Mark Sykes when he was appointed in command of the icebreaker Alexander, the former Russian Alexander Nevsky, on 14 December 1917.
Reverted to the Retired List on 15 February, 1919. On 29 October 1919, Hurt was promoted to the rank of Commander in recognition of wartime service, dated 11 November, 1918.
World War II