Claude Preston Hermon-Hodge

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Rear-Admiral THE HONOURABLE Claude Preston Hermon-Hodge, D.S.C., R.N. (20 January, 1888 – 25 March, 1952) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Wyfold Court, Checkendon Henley the son of Sir R. J. Hermon-Hodge, Baronet.

Hermon-Hodge was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1909.

Hermon-Hodge was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1917.

Post-War

Hermon-Hodge was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1922.

Hermon-Hodge was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1930.

World War II

Hermon-Hodge was appointed in temporary command of H.M.S. President on 22 June, 1940 vice Fraser, to serve in the rank of Captain. He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 25 June, 1940 and was placed on the Retired List the next day.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Foxglove
17 Apr, 1915[1] – 14 Mar, 1917
Succeeded by
John A. Shuter
Preceded by
John A. Shuter
Captain of H.M.S. Atherstone
14 Mar, 1917[2] – 5 Nov, 1918
Succeeded by
Arthur W. Taylor
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Tonbridge
5 Nov, 1918[3] – Apr, 1919
Succeeded by
William N. Kingdon
Preceded by
Leveson G. B. A. Campbell
Captain of H.M.S. Cornflower
18 Oct, 1922[4] – mid Apr, 1923
Succeeded by
Stuart E. Holder
Preceded by
Jack S. Hoffmann
Captain of H.M.S. Sarpedon
10 Jul, 1924[5] – 21 Aug, 1924[6]
Succeeded by
Henry C. Bovell
Preceded by
Edmund G. N. Rushbrooke
Captain of H.M.S. Versatile
4 Aug, 1931 – 10 Aug, 1932
Succeeded by
John H. Jauncey

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 394n.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391m.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 921.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 742.
  5. Bovell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/28. f. 28.
  6. Bovell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/28. f. 28.