William Stronack Foster Forbes

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Commander William Stronack Foster Forbes, O.B.E., R.N., Retired (24 July, 1879 – 10 May, 1949) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Forbes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1902.

Forbes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1910. He was retired on 5 May at his own request.

Forbes was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) in recognition of services rendered during the war with seniority of 11 November, 1918.

World War II

Retired as medically unfit on 4 April, 1944.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Bernard J. H. Ward
Captain of H.M.S. Rother
1 Aug, 1905[1] – 31 Mar, 1906
Succeeded by
Christopher P. Metcalfe
Preceded by
Reginald G. Copleston
Captain of H.M.S. Tiger
31 Mar, 1906 – 28 May, 1906
Succeeded by
William E. Middleton
Preceded by
William G. Howard
Captain of H.M.S. Kangaroo
28 May, 1906[2] – 1 Jan, 1907
Succeeded by
Hugh T. Prichard
Preceded by
Francis R. Wood
Captain of H.M.S. Quail
17 Mar, 1908[3] – 12 Jan, 1910
Succeeded by
Edward O. Tudor
Preceded by
Gordon A. Coles
Captain of H.M.S. Flying Fish
12 Jan, 1910 – 1 Feb, 1910
Succeeded by
John P. Champion

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 369.
  2. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 335.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 363.