Arthur Gardiner Muller

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Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Gardiner Muller (3 April, 1879 – 31 August, 1915) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of William Muller, solicitor.

Muller was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1901.[1]

Muller was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1909.[2]

Muller was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the destroyer Avon on 3 January, 1905.[3]

Muller was appointed in command of the destroyer Racoon on 25 February, 1911.[4]

On 9 May 1915, Muller was granted the acting rank of Commander and given the additional responsibility of commanding the Second Division of Fifth Destroyer Flotilla, by order of the Commander-in-Chief. Muller would take ill before long, however, and succumb to septic poisoning on 31 August, 1915, being replaced by Lieutenant-Commander Henry Noel Marryat Hardy the following day.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles E. Cundall
Captain of H.M.S. Avon
3 Jan, 1905[6] – Sep, 1905
Succeeded by
George H. Oxland
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Ouse
Sep, 1905 – 29 Dec, 1905
Succeeded by
George H. H. Holden
Preceded by
Mark G. Newton
Captain of H.M.S. Cheerful
29 Dec, 1905[7] – 14 Jan, 1908
Succeeded by
James U. Farie
Preceded by
James U. Farie
Captain of H.M.S. Liffey
14 Jan, 1908[8] – 18 Oct, 1909
Succeeded by
Herbert G. Briggs
Preceded by
Hugh D. Colville
Captain of H.M.S. Racoon
25 Feb, 1911[9] – 31 Aug, 1915
Succeeded by
Henry N. M. Hardy

Footnotes

  1. Muller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/102. f. 102.
  2. Muller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/102. f. 102.
  3. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 281.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 376a.
  5. Muller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/102. f. 102.
  6. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 281.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 293.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 341.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 397m.