James Campbell Holmes
Life & Career
Born in Norwich.
Holmes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1903.
On 12 March, 1912, Holmes was tried by Court Martial for receiving money under false pretences and for borrowing money from the canteen manager. It later emerged that he had pased bad checques in Bombay, He was sentenced to be dismissed H.M. service, but this was altered to forfeiture of six months' seniority and dismissal from the ship, as some charges were not supported by the evidence.
Holmes was surveyed at Haslar Hospital on 7 July, 1922 and found to be unfit for further service.
Francis R. Wood
|Captain of H.M.S. Violet
1 Jan, 1906 – 1 Apr, 1906
|Captain of H.M.S. Daring
1 Apr, 1906 – 29 Oct, 1908
Bertie W. Bluett
- The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 299.
- "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Friday, 22 December, 1905. Issue 37897, col D, p. 10.
- The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 299.