John Francis Murray-Aynsley

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Captain (retired) John Francis Murray-Aynsley, R.N. (27 October, 1866 – 10 May, 1904) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

John Francis Murray-Aynsley was born on 27 October, 1866. At the examinations for naval cadetships in June 1879, he placed fifth out of thirty-seven successful candidates.[1]

He was second of three men who qualified for the Beaufort Testimonial.

Murray-Aynsley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 27 April, 1888.[2]

Murray-Aynsley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 January, 1898.[3]

He commanded an illegible ship in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1895.[4]

After being diagnosed with chronic nephritis, Murray-Aynsley was placed on the Retired List as unfit at the rank of Captain on 8 October, 1903. He died in May of 1904.[5]


See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis J. Patteson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 49
18 Jul, 1889
Succeeded by
Roger de G. Kenyon
Preceded by
Arthur W. Waymouth
Captain of H.M.S. Kite
2 Sep, 1895[6]
Succeeded by
Douglas L. Dent
Preceded by
Somerset A. G. Calthorpe
Captain of H.M.S. Pandora
7 Nov, 1901[7] – 13 May, 1903[8][9]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Charles J. T. Dormer

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, 25 June, 1879. Issue 29603, col E, p. 7.
  2. Murray-Aynsley Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/42/362. f. 374.
  3. Murray-Aynsley Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/42/362. f. 374.
  4. Murray-Aynsley Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/42/362. f. 374.
  5. Murray-Aynsley Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/42/362. f. 374.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 236.
  7. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 288.
  8. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 288.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 358.