Robert Love Alexander

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Captain R.N.R. (retired) Robert Love Alexander, D.S.O., R.D. (21 March, 1879 – ) served in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Born in Edinburgh.

Alexander was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 12 November, 1910.[1]

Alexander was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 25 on 14 July, 1917.[2]

On 14 March 1918, Alexander was awarded the D.S.O.. On 19 September he was mentioned in despatches.[3]

Alexander was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 12 November, 1918.[4]

Post-War

Alexander was demobilised on 1 March, 1919. On 9 October, he was awrded the R.D..[5]

Alexander was promoted to the rank of Commander R.N.R. on 27 December, 1922.[6]

In 1925, he received a three day course in anti-gas.

Alexander was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Captain R.N.R. on 21 March, 1929.[7]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cosmo M. Graham
Captain of H.M.S. Stag
16 Nov, 1915[8][9] – 14 Jul, 1917[10]
Succeeded by
Cecil R. Treweek
Preceded by
Lionel J. G. Anderson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 25
14 Jul, 1917[11][12] – 28 Feb, 1919[13]
Succeeded by
Alexander S. Douglas

Footnotes

  1. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 956.
  3. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.
  4. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.
  5. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.
  6. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.
  7. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.
  8. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398d-k.
  10. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.
  11. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.
  12. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 956.
  13. Alexander Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/144. f. 144.