Arthur Kenneth Macrorie

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Arthur Kenneth Macrorie, C.M.G., M.V.O. (6 June, 1874 – 25 November, 1947) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Macrorie was raised by a Captain Acland, perhaps the eventual Admiral Sir William Alison Dyke Acland, Bart..[1]

Macrorie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1896.[2]

Macrorie was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1907.[3]

Great War

Macrorie was promoted to the rank of Captain on 24 April, 1914.[4]

Macrorie was appointed Captain of Juno on 1 August, 1914. He would command her until 24 May 1915 as a component of Cruiser Force E.

In June 1915, he assumed command of the first class protected cruiser Theseus. He remained with the ship until August 1918.

Post-War

Macrorie was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 September, 1924.[5]

He commanded Emperor of India from November 1922 until May 1924.

Macrorie was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 1 August, 1929.[6]

Macrorie's funeral took place on 29 November 1947 at Aldinbourne, Chichester. The Reverend H. A. King officiated.

See Also

  • "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Thursday, 27 November, 1947. Issue 50929, col B, pg. 1.
  • Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Thomas D. Pratt
Captain of H.M.S. Thrasher
15 Nov, 1900[7][8] – 16 Mar, 1901[9]
Succeeded by
Cecil D. S. Raikes
Preceded by
Godfrey E. Corbett
Captain of H.M.S. Osprey
16 Mar, 1901[10] – 20 Apr, 1901[11]
Succeeded by
John G. de O. Coke
Preceded by
Arthur P. James
Captain of H.M.S. Panther
20 Apr, 1901[12][13] – 20 May, 1901[14]
Succeeded by
Frederick H. Hallowes
Preceded by
Godfrey E. Corbett
Captain of H.M.S. Shark
17 Jun, 1902[15] – 2 Sep, 1902[16]
Succeeded by
Anselan J. B. Stirling
Preceded by
Brien M. Money
Captain of H.M.S. Crane
2 Sep, 1902[17]c. Oct, 1902[18]
Succeeded by
Percy A. Robarts
Preceded by
Arthur G. K. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Dragon
c. Oct, 1902[19]c. Nov, 1902[20]
Succeeded by
William D. Irvin
Preceded by
Alan C. Bruce
Captain of H.M.S. Cynthia
c. Nov, 1902[21] – 25 Feb, 1905[22]
Succeeded by
Norman H. Carter
Preceded by
John S. Dumaresq
Captain of H.M.S. Nith
10 Feb, 1910[23] – 25 Aug, 1910[24]
Succeeded by
Charles W. J. Howard
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Foxhound
24 Aug, 1910[25][26] – Apr, 1911[27]
Succeeded by
Apsley D. M. Cherry
Preceded by
Apsley D. M. Cherry
Captain of H.M.S. Foxhound
1 Aug, 1911[28] – 21 Aug, 1911[29]
Succeeded by
Bernard J. H. Ward
Preceded by
Thomas C. A. Blomefield
Captain of H.M.S. Juno
1 Aug, 1914[30][31] – 24 May, 1915[32]
Succeeded by
Drury St. A. Wake
Preceded by
Hugh Edwards
Captain of H.M.S. Theseus
15 Jun, 1915[33][34] – 22 Aug, 1918[35]
Succeeded by
Ronald E. Chilcott
Preceded by
John D. Allen
Captain of Portsmouth Signal School
15 Nov, 1918[36] – 15 Nov, 1920[37]
Succeeded by
Lionel G. Preston
Preceded by
John D. Allen
Superintendent of Signal Schools
15 Nov, 1918[38] – 15 Nov, 1920[39]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Berwick Curtis
Captain of H.M.S. Columbine
20 Nov, 1921[40] – 2 Nov, 1922[41]
Succeeded by
Anselan J. B. Stirling
Preceded by
W. A. Howard Kelly
Captain of H.M.S. Emperor of India
2 Nov, 1922[42] – 9 May, 1924[43]
Succeeded by
Frederick P. Loder-Symonds
 

Footnotes

  1. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  2. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  3. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  4. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  5. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 33523. p. 5145. 6 August, 1929.
  7. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 307.
  9. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  10. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  11. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  12. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  13. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Monday, 22 April 1901. (36435), p. 10.
  14. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  15. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  16. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  17. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  18. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  19. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  20. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  21. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  22. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  23. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  24. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  25. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  26. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 318.
  27. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  28. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  29. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  30. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  31. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 395f.
  32. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  33. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  34. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398j.
  35. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  36. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  37. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  38. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  39. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  40. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  41. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  42. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  43. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.