John Maurice Mansfield

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Vice-Admiral SIR John Maurice Mansfield, K.C.B., D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N. (22 December, 1893 – 4 February, 1949) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Mansfield was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1916.

Mansfield was appointed in command of the submarine H 42 on 7 October, 1918.[1]

Mansfield was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1924.

Mansfield was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1929.

Mansfield was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1934. Appendicitis in 1936.

Mansfield was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 12 January, 1943.

Mansfield was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 15 September, 1946.

Mansfield died of colon cancer.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis J. H. Dawson
Captain of H.M.S. C 20
17 Jul, 1917 – 10 Sep, 1918
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. H 42
7 Oct, 1918[2] – Mar, 1921
Succeeded by
Paul L. Eddis
Preceded by
Donal S. McGrath
Captain of H.M.S. Viceroy
11 Nov, 1929 – Nov, 1930
Succeeded by
Harry H. J. Hodgson
Preceded by
Hugh S. Bowlby
Captain of H.M.S. Broke
1 Jul, 1935 – 24 Jul, 1935
Succeeded by
Selwyn V. Jephson
Preceded by
Louis H. K. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Norfolk
19 Oct, 1937 – 10 May, 1939
Succeeded by
Alexander G. B. Wilson
Preceded by
Gerard C. Muirhead-Gould
Captain of H.M.S. Devonshire
10 May, 1939 – 29 Oct, 1940
Succeeded by
Robert D. Oliver
Preceded by
George E. Creasy
Flag Officer, Submarines
31 Oct, 1946 – 8 Apr, 1948
Succeeded by
Guy Grantham

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 782a.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 782a.