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Jones was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 24 January, 1929.
 
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In 1931, the Penarth Yacht Club reported a loss of funds while Jones was secretary of the club.  Jones was instructed to inform the Admiralty when he had repaid these funds.  He was also cautioned about proceeding abroad without Admiralty permission.
  
 
==World War II==
 
==World War II==

Revision as of 21:27, 25 September 2017

Captain (retired) Charles Harold Jones, D.S.O., R.N. (24 January, 1884 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Capetown, South Africa, Jones entered the navy with the Archbishop of Capetown listed as his "nearest relative". With the power of the clergy in place, Jones gained four months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1905.

Jones was appointed in command of the destroyer Havock on 8 August, 1910.[1]

Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1913.

On 14 January, 1914, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Cherwell.[2]

On 28 August, 1916, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Parthian.[3]

Jones was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1918.

Post-War

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 31 August, 1922.

Jones was promoted to the rank of Captain on 24 January, 1929.

In 1931, the Penarth Yacht Club reported a loss of funds while Jones was secretary of the club. Jones was instructed to inform the Admiralty when he had repaid these funds. He was also cautioned about proceeding abroad without Admiralty permission.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis H. W. Goolden
Captain of H.M. T.B. 98
Dec, 1909[4]
Succeeded by
Alexander G. Fleming
Preceded by
De Courcy W. P. Ireland
Captain of H.M.S. Havock
8 Aug, 1910[5] – 15 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Percy G. Brown
Preceded by
Gervase W. H. Heaton
Captain of H.M.S. Zebra
Sep, 1910[6] – Oct, 1911
Succeeded by
Claude L. Bate
Preceded by
Charles A. Poignand
Captain of H.M.S. Cherwell
14 Jan, 1914[7]
Succeeded by
Arthur M. Roberts
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Parthian
28 Aug, 1916[8] – 1919[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 3 August, 1910. Issue 39341, col C, p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 291.
  3. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 862.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 401.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Wednesday, 3 August, 1910. Issue 39341, col C, p. 7.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 398.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392s.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 862.