George Francis Cholmley

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Lieutenant-Commander George Francis Cholmley, R.N. (1 September, 1882 – 18 October, 1914) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Wintingham the son of A. J. Cholmley, gentleman.

Cholmley enrolled in the Royal Navy on 15 May, 1897.[1]

Cholmley was specially promoted to the rank of Lieutenant for service with submarines on 31 March, 1904.[2]

Cholmley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 March, 1912.[3]

Cholmley was appointed in command of the depot ship Alecto on 22 May, 1912, and for duty with submarines.[4]

Cholmley was appointed in command of the submarine E 3 in January, 1914.[5] He was still in command when E 3 was lost on 18 October, 1914, and died in the sinking.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. C 27
15 Jul, 1909[7][8] – 24 May, 1911[9]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey S. White
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. D 7
24 May, 1911[10] – 22 May, 1912
Succeeded by
William St. J. Fraser
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Alecto
Jun, 1912[11] – Jan, 1914[12]
Succeeded by
George B. Lewis
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. E 3
Jan, 1914[13][14] – 18 Oct, 1914[15][16]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. Cholmley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/189.. f. 394.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 117.
  3. Cholmley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/189.. f. 394.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 276-7.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 353.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 82a.
  7. Cholmley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/189.. f. 394.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 395a.
  9. Cholmley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/189.. f. 394.
  10. Cholmley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/189.. f. 394.
  11. Cholmley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/189.. f. 394.
  12. Cholmley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/189.. f. 394.
  13. Cholmley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/189.. f. 394.
  14. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 353.
  15. Cholmley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/189.. f. 394.
  16. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 27.