Walton Cornelius Grinnell Ruxton

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Captain (retired) Walton Cornelius Grinnell Ruxton, R.N. (22 May, 1875 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Rear-Admiral W. F. Ruxton, R.N..

Ruxton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1896.

Ruxton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1908.

Ruxton was appointed in command of the monitor Sir Thomas Picton on 25 April, 1916.

Ruxton was granted the acting rank of Captain on 25 April, 1917.

Ruxton was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 21 May, 1922.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick E. K. Strong
Captain of H.M.S. Dwarf
27 Apr, 1915[1] – Mar, 1917
Succeeded by
Cosmo A. O. Douglas
Preceded by
Hugh J. Tweedie
Captain of H.M.S. Sir Thomas Picton
25 Apr, 1917 – 19 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 394.