Arthur Gerald Onslow

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Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Gerald Onslow, D.S.C., ( – 1 June, 1916) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Onslow was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 18 on 13 February, 1911.[1]

Onslow was appointed in command of the destroyer Kestrel on 14 August, 1913.[2]

Onslow commanded the destroyer Onslaught at the Battle of Jutland as an element of the Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla.[3] He was killed in action early on the 1st of June.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Owen T. H. Phillips
Captain of H.M. T.B. 104
2 Apr, 1907[5]
Succeeded by
Henry D. Pridham-Wippell
Preceded by
George W. Taylor
Captain of H.M. T.B. 18
13 Feb, 1911[6] – 1913
Succeeded by
Ernest W. Kirkby
Preceded by
Laurence R. Palmer
Captain of H.M.S. Crane
15 Jul, 1913 – 14 Aug, 1913
Succeeded by
Gerald C. Harrison
Preceded by
Richard L. Hamer
Captain of H.M.S. Kestrel
14 Aug, 1913[7] – 30 Apr, 1915
Succeeded by
Frederick E. K. Strong
Preceded by
Roger L'E. M. Rede
Captain of H.M. T.B. 23
30 Apr, 1915 – 5 Jun, 1915
Succeeded by
Humphrey M. Robson
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Moon
5 Jun, 1915 – Jun, 1915
Succeeded by
William D. Irvin
Preceded by
Norton A. Sulivan
Captain of H.M.S. Hope
Jul, 1915 – 9 Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
Lionel G. Foote
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Onslaught
9 Jan, 1916 – 1 Jun, 1916[8]
Succeeded by
Basil W. L. Owen

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 400.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 342.
  3. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 45.
  4. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 244.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 401.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 400.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 395g.
  8. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 244.