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'''Arthur James Baxter''' ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRNR}} {{SIR}} '''Arthur James Baxter''', K.B.E., D.S.C., R.D. (28 February, 1890 – 31 December, 1951) was an officer in the [[Royal Naval Reserve]].
  
 
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Baxter was promoted to the rank of {{CommRNR}} with a seniority of 30 June, 1931.<ref>Baxter Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 340/9/1.|C10385011}}  f. 89C.</ref>
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Baxter was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRNR}} on 30 June, 1939.<ref>Baxter Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 340/9/1.|C10385011}}  f. 89C.</ref>
  
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He was placed on the Retired List on account of age on 28 February, 1945.<ref>Baxter Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 340/9/1.|C10385011}} f. 89C.</ref>
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Latest revision as of 19:14, 13 August 2017

Captain R.N.R. SIR Arthur James Baxter, K.B.E., D.S.C., R.D. (28 February, 1890 – 31 December, 1951) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Born in Norwich, Norfolk.

Baxter was appointed as Acting Lieutenant, R.N.R. in Command of the destroyer Opossum on 4 April, 1916 and then re-appointed in July, 1917.[1]

Baxter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 1 July, 1916.[2]

Post-War

Baxter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 1 July, 1924.[3]

Baxter was promoted to the rank of Commander R.N.R. with a seniority of 30 June, 1931.[4]

World War II

Baxter was promoted to the rank of Captain R.N.R. on 30 June, 1939.[5]

He was placed on the Retired List on account of age on 28 February, 1945.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robert Raymond Hallowell-Carew
Captain of H.M.S. Opossum
6 Apr, 1916[7]
Succeeded by
Arthur J. Baxter
Preceded by
Arthur J. Baxter
Captain of H.M.S. Opossum
Jul, 1917[8]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 855.
  2. Baxter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 340/9/1. f. 89C.
  3. Baxter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 340/9/1. f. 89C.
  4. Baxter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 340/9/1. f. 89C.
  5. Baxter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 340/9/1. f. 89C.
  6. Baxter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 340/9/1. f. 89C.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396gg.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 855.