Joseph Horsfield

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Commander (retired) Joseph Horsfield, R.N. (22 June, 1889 – 13 January, 1942) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Sidcup.

Horsfield was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1911.

Horsfield served in Hindustan from March 1914 to April 1916 when he was appointed to Royal Sovereign. He left her in December 1917 and was appointed to Skirmisher, as gunnery officer, on 24 January, 1918.

Post-War

Horsfield was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1919.

Horsfield was appointed in command of the destroyer Scout on 9 December, 1920.[1]

Horsfield was promoted to the rank of Commander on 22 June, 1930.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William H. Darwall
Captain of H.M.S. Primrose
7 Jun, 1919[2] – 15 Dec, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Edmund F. FitzGerald
Captain of H.M.S. Scout
9 Dec, 1920[3] – 1 Mar, 1922
Succeeded by
Joe H. C. Willoughby
Preceded by
Maxwell A. C. Ritter
Captain of H.M.S. Seafire
c. mid Sep, 1927
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Arthur L. Pears
Captain of H.M.S. Swallow
28 Feb, 1928 – 22 Jun, 1930
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 862.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 845.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 862.