Charles Wilbraham John Howard

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Commander (retired) Charles Wilbraham John Howard, R.N. (10 March, 1880 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of retired Captain John Henry Howard, R.N. was born in Teynham in 1880.

Howard was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1901.

Howard contributed to good torpedo firing in Orwell in 1909 and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1909.

Howard was appointed in command of the destroyer Swale on 24 August, 1910.[1]

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 15 April, 1911.

Howard was granted the acting rank of Commander (retired) on 5 August, 1917.

Reverted to the Retired List on 14 February, 1919. On 7 March, 1919 Howard was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) in recognition of wartime services, dated 11 November, 1918.

World War II

Invalided home from Chile on 30 January, 1940. Reverted to Retired List on 1 April, 1940.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles W. E. Whish
Captain of H.M.S. Havock
16 Jan, 1909[2][3] – 23 Aug, 1909
Succeeded by
Thomas K. Maxwell
Preceded by
Claud F. Allsup
Captain of H.M.S. Orwell
23 Aug, 1909[4] – 15 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Ralph V. Eyre
Preceded by
Eric Q. Carter
Captain of H.M.S. Zephyr
15 Aug, 1910 – 24 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Charles L. M. M. Crichton
Preceded by
Arthur K. Macrorie
Captain of H.M.S. Nith
24 Aug, 1910 – 14 Feb, 1911
Succeeded by
Herbert W. Wyld

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 8 August, 1910. Issue 39345, col E, p. 7.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Tuesday, 19 January, 1909. Issue 38860, col B, p. 7.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 324.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 351.