George Haines Faulkner

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Captain George Haines Faulkner, C.B., D.S.C., R.N. (27 April, 1893 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Reverend Thomas G. Faulkner.

Faulkner was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 21 October, 1914.

Post-War

Faulkner was appointed in command of the destroyer Thruster on 17 December, 1918.[1]

Faulkner was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 21 October, 1922.

Faulkner was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1928.

Faulkner was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1935.

He was superseded in command of the sloop Bideford shortly after 14 November, 1938 by Douglas Young-Jamieson.[2]

World War II

Retired 2 January, 1945.

Reverted to Retired List on 29 October, 1947.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Valentine M. Wyndham-Quin
Captain of H.M.S. Mystic
2 Apr, 1918[3] – 17 Dec, 1918
Succeeded by
Gordon L. Simner
Preceded by
George L. D. Gibbs
Captain of H.M.S. Thruster
17 Dec, 1918[4] – May, 1919
Succeeded by
Daniel H. Rainier
Preceded by
Geoffrey W. Wadham
Captain of H.M.S. Bideford
18 Feb, 1937 – 17 Apr, 1938
Succeeded by
George H. Faulkner
Preceded by
Vernon S. Butler
Senior Officer, Persian Gulf
20 Feb, 1937 – 17 Apr, 1938
Succeeded by
Allan Poland
Preceded by
Allan Poland
Captain of H.M.S. Shoreham
17 Apr, 1938 – 30 Jul, 1938
Succeeded by
Cosmo M. Graham
Preceded by
George H. Faulkner
Captain of H.M.S. Bideford
30 Jul, 1938 – 1 Oct, 1938
Succeeded by
George H. Faulkner
Preceded by
Guy L. Warren
Captain of H.M.S. Pangbourne
1 Oct, 1938 – 1 Nov, 1938
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
George H. Faulkner
Captain of H.M.S. Bideford
1 Nov, 1938 – 2 Dec, 1938
Succeeded by
Douglas Young-Jamieson
Preceded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Caledon
19 Jun, 1939 – 31 Jul, 1939
Succeeded by
Charles P. Clarke
Preceded by
John H. Young
Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet, The Nore
19 Jun, 1939 – 31 Jul, 1939
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Guy L. Warren
Captain of H.M.S. Berwick
2 May, 1941 – 15 Jan, 1943
Succeeded by
Henry J. Egerton

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 919.
  2. Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 850.
  4. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 919.