Henry Duncan Simonds

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Commander (retired) Henry Duncan Simonds, R.N. (27 July, 1886 – 25 April, 1948) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Reading.

Simonds was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1908.

Simonds was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 17 on 7 September, 1911.[1]

Simonds was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1916.

Simonds was placed on the Retired List at his own request with gratuity on 19 April, 1920. He was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 27 July, 1926.

World War II

Reverted to Retired List on 9 December, 1944.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Montague R. Bernard
Captain of H.M. T.B. 033
24 Mar, 1909[2] – Dec, 1909
Succeeded by
Gordon McL. Cameron
Preceded by
Gordon McL. Cameron
Captain of H.M. T.B. 82
Dec, 1909 – 7 Mar, 1910
Succeeded by
Henry D. Simonds
Preceded by
Henry P. Wilson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 109
7 Mar, 1910 – May, 1910
Succeeded by
Alfred G. Peace
Preceded by
Henry D. Simonds
Captain of H.M. T.B. 82
25 Jul, 1910[3] – Sep, 1911
Succeeded by
Robert J. Harness
Preceded by
David V. F. Erskine
Captain of H.M. T.B. 17
7 Sep, 1911[4] – 27 Mar, 1913
Succeeded by
Cuthbert P. Blake

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 400.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 400.
  3. The Monthly Navy List. (March, 1911). p. 401.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 400.