Ernest James Rodgers

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Ernest James Rodgers (18 September, 1882 – ) served in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

In the months immediately preceding outbreak of war, Rodgers earned First Class gunnery and torpedo certificates. In July 1914, he was appointed to the light cruiser Southampton as Acting Lieutenant, R.N.R..[1]

Rodgers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 1 July, 1915.[2]

Rodgers was cautioned following a collision in 1917 and also informed that it was his duty to ensure that his responsible offcers are acquainted with the ship's armament.[3]

Rodgers was demobilised 16 January, 1919.

Rodgers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 1 July, 1923.[4]

Rodgers was promoted to the rank of Commander R.N.R. on 30 June, 1927.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Archibald Murray
Captain of H.M. T.B. 049
17 Jun, 1915[6][7] – 4 Apr, 1916[8]
Succeeded by
Harry Elliott
Preceded by
Vernon Hammersley-Heenan
Captain of H.M.S. Seal
4 Apr, 1916[9][10] – 21 Mar, 1917[11]
Succeeded by
Arthur T. Brown
Preceded by
Kenneth H. Grant
Captain of H.M.S. P28
28 Mar, 1917[12][13] – 15 Jan, 1919[14]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  2. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  3. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  4. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  5. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  6. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401b.
  8. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  9. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 398.
  11. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  12. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.
  13. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396e.
  14. Rodgers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/242. f. 242.