Frederick Maynard Constable Curtis

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Captain (retired) Frederick Maynard Constable Curtis, Royal Navy (28 November, 1888 – 15 September, 1969) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Frederick Maynard Constable Curtis was born on 28 November, 1888, the son of Frank John Constable Curtis and Louisa Mildred Smith-Dorrien, at Ross, Herefordshire.[1] His younger brother Frank Maynard Constable Curtis also served in the Royal Navy as a gunnery officer.

Curtis ranked 25th in merit of sixty cadets accepted in the May 1904 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia.[2]

Curtis was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 30 June, 1910.

Curtis was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander with seniority of 30 June, 1918.

Curtis was promoted to the rank of Commander with seniority of 30 June, 1924.

Curtis was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain with seniority of 30 December, 1934.

World War II

Some appointments.

Curtis died on 15 September, 1969 aged eighty at his home, Westholme in Winston, Darlington.[3] He was survived by his daughter Ann and his wife Nora, who passed away on 3 February, 1974 at Westholme aged seventy-seven.[4]

See Also

  • "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Wednesday, 17 September, 1969. Issue 57667, col B, pg. 16.
  • "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Tuesday, 5 February, 1974. Issue 59006, col B, pg. 26.

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Allan Poland
Captain of H.M.S. Colombo
6 Dec, 1932[5] – 1933
Succeeded by
Charles E. B. Simeon
 

Footnotes

  1. Personal Website: Nora Thompson (1896-1974).
  2. "Cadetships in the Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 21, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37374.
  3. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Wednesday, 17 September, 1969. Issue 57667, col B, p. 16.
  4. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Tuesday, 5 February, 1974. Issue 59006, col B, p. 26.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 223.