Lancelot Gordon Ingham

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Captain Lancelot Gordon Ingham, C.B.E., D.S.O. (7 May, 1889 – 5 June, 1937) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Made a Lieutenant on 15 July, 1909.[1]

He was appointed to Hogue as gunnery officer for the test Mobilisation in 1914, and was reappointed in her on 1 August and survived her sinking on 22 September, 1914 Ingham was appointed to Broke to assist the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in gunnery. He stayed at this until November.[2]

Made a Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1917.[3]

On 12 September, 1918, he was appointed to Thunderer as gunnery officer.[4]

On 26 November, 1919, he was appointed to Queen Elizabeth as gunnery officer.[5]

Made a Commander on 31 December, 1921.[6]

Superseded in Queen Elizabeth on 12 April, 1922.

On 14 October, 1927, he was appointed in command of Verbena. He was superseded in her on 19 November, 1929.[7]

On 8 August, 1932, he was appointed to Hawkins to work on the staff of the Commander in Chief, China as Fleet (G). On 20 July, 1932, he was appointed to Comus for command of Castor when she commissioned.[8]

Ingham advanced to Captain on the Retired List on 7 May, 1934.[9]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Roger L. Wiles
Captain of H.M.S. Verbena
14 Oct, 1927[10]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John G. Sutton
Captain of H.M.S. Castor
8 Aug, 1932[11] – 31 Mar, 1933[12]
Succeeded by
Hamilton E. Snepp
 

Footnotes

  1. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  2. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  3. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  4. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  5. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  6. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  7. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  8. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  9. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 279.
  11. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.
  12. Ingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 393.