Richard Frank Jolly

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Commander Richard Frank Jolly, (28 August, 1896 – 16 October, 1939) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Jolly joined the navy as part of a special emergency term taken into the Training Establishment in September 1914. Jolly was killed while in command of the destroyer Mohawk during an air raid on the Firth of Forth on 16 October, 1939.

See Also

Bibliography

  • Fallen Officers The Times. Wed Oct 18 1939, p. 11.

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Roland F. B. Swinley
Captain of H.M.S. Rowena
Apr, 1927
Succeeded by
Harold W. Seaman
Preceded by
Bernard A. W. Warburton-Lee
Captain of H.M.S. Walpole
5 Apr, 1928[1]c. Apr, 1929
Succeeded by
Richard F. Jolly
Preceded by
Frederick A. Richardson
Captain of H.M.S. Vivien
c. Apr, 1929
Succeeded by
Douglas A. Budgen
Preceded by
Richard F. Jolly
Captain of H.M.S. Walpole
4 Nov, 1929
Succeeded by
Eric B. K. Stevens
Preceded by
Eric J. Shelley
Captain of H.M.S. Volunteer
12 Apr, 1930
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Beagle
27 Apr, 1931[2]
Succeeded by
Michael W. Ewart-Wentworth
Preceded by
Arthur D. B. James
Captain of H.M.S. Marshal Soult
? – 14 Jul, 1938
Succeeded by
Percy F. P. Wood
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Mohawk
12 Jul, 1938[3] – 16 Oct, 1939
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 286.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 217.
  3. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 309.