Reginald Arthur Woodward

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Commander R.N.R. Reginald Arthur Woodward, R.D. (30 August, 1880 – 6 June, 1939) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Woodward spoke French fairly well.

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 22 September, 1908.[1]

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 22 September, 1916.[2]

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Acting Commander R.N.R. on 30 June, 1917.[3]

Woodward was appointed in command of the patrol boat P59 on 26 September, 1917.[4]

Mentioned in despatches on 13 June, 1918.

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Commander R.N.R. on 31 December, 1918.[5]

Woodward was promoted to the rank of Captain R.N.R. (retired) on 30 June, 1926.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles L. Cutsforth
Captain of H.M. T.B. 026
22 Jul, 1916[7][8] – 5 Nov, 1916[9]
Succeeded by
William Nicholls
Preceded by
Alfred H. D. Young
Captain of H.M.S. Locust
23 Oct, 1916[10] – 18 Jun, 1917[11]
Succeeded by
Leslie Mann
Preceded by
Somerville P. B. Russell
Captain of H.M.S. Ure
21 Jun, 1917[12][13] – 10 Aug, 1917[14]
Succeeded by
Robert M. Gardner
Preceded by
Herbert J. Carnduff
Captain of H.M.S. P59
26 Sep, 1917[15][16] – 20 Mar, 1919[17]
Succeeded by
Walter F. Smithwick

Footnotes

  1. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  2. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  3. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 859.
  5. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  6. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  7. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 401a.
  9. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  10. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  11. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  12. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  13. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 398p.
  14. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  15. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 859.
  17. Woodward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/217. f. 217.