George Henry Holden Holden

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Captain George Henry Holden Holden (5 January, 1877 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy. His last name was "Wilkins" before being changed to Holden on 3 October, 1896.[1]

Life & Career

Holden was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1899.[2]

On 26 July, 1906, he was appointed to be captain of the destroyer Lee.[3]

In 1909, Holden was admitted to Haslar Hospital and diagnosed with gonorrhea.[4]

Holden was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1912. In 1913, he began an extended series of medical examinations that focused initially on chronic gastritis and then on neurasthenia. On 12 October, 1913, two days after being retired at his own request, he was discharged from Haslar Hospital. On 15 October, 1914, he was surveyed for consideration of a shore appointment, but was found unfit. Nonetheless, he was appointed for duty with the Director of Naval Equipment on 23 November, 1914.

Holden was promoted to the rank of Captain on 15 March, 1919, with a seniority date of 11 November, 1918 "in recognition of services rendered during the war." He was discharged from his D.N.E. posting ten days later.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward Kelly
Captain of H.M.S. Handy
21 Jun, 1900[6][7] – 30 Nov, 1900[8]
Succeeded by
George C. Hardy
Preceded by
Edmund H. Jellicoe
Captain of H.M.S. Whiting
4 Jan, 1905[9] – 15 May, 1905[10]
Succeeded by
Charles E. L. Thomas
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Ouse
29 Dec, 1905[11] – 28 May, 1906[12]
Succeeded by
John G. de O. Coke
Preceded by
Charles H. Morgan
Captain of H.M.S. Flying Fish
28 May, 1906[13] – 26 Jul, 1906[14]
Succeeded by
William H. H. S. Thomson
Preceded by
William H. H. S. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. Lee
26 Jul, 1906[15][16] – 1 Nov, 1906[17]
Succeeded by
Duncan H. Carmichael
Preceded by
Henry F. D. Jelf
Captain of H.M.S. Crane
1 Nov, 1906[18] – 28 Jul, 1908[19]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Corlett
Preceded by
George P. England
Captain of H.M.S. Derwent
28 Jul, 1908[20][21] – 29 Nov, 1910[22]
Succeeded by
James F. Dewar
Preceded by
Cyril P. Ryan
Captain of H.M.S. Afridi
29 Nov, 1910[23] – 16 Jan, 1911[24]
Succeeded by
Charles G. Robinson

Footnotes

  1. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  2. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 27 July, 1906. Issue 38,083, col F, p. 5.
  4. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  5. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  6. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 261.
  8. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  9. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  10. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  11. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  12. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  13. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  14. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 27 July, 1906. Issue 38,083, col F, p. 5.
  16. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  17. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  18. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  19. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  20. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 300.
  22. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  23. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.
  24. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/295. f. 331.