James Tobin Bush

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Rear-Admiral James Tobin Bush, C.B.E., R.N., Retired (4 May, 1874 – 31 March, 1949) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Bush was raised by his father, at least part of his upbringing may have been in Calvados, France.

Bush was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 Nvoember, 1894.

Bush was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1906.

Bush was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1913.

Bush was appointed in command of the Isis on 1 August, 1914 and remained in her through the entirety of the war.[1]

Post-War

Bush was appointed in command of the battleship Hercules on 1 August, 1919.[2]

Bush was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 November, 1922 and subsequently promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 19 July, 1924.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Clement Greatorex
Captain of H.M. T.B. 59
18 Jul, 1894 – 8 Jan, 1895
Succeeded by
Angus W. Rutherford
Preceded by
Cecil A. Severn
Captain of H.M.S. Isis
1 Aug, 1914[3] – 13 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
Oswald McD. English
Preceded by
Charles B. Miller
Captain of H.M.S. Glorious
13 Mar, 1919 – 1 Aug, 1919
Succeeded by
Percy Pitts
Preceded by
Herbert A. Adam
Captain of H.M.S. Hercules
1 Aug, 1919[4] – 1 May, 1920
Succeeded by
Ralph Eliot

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 822.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 812.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 822.
  4. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 812.