Harry Welch

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Commander R.N.R. (retired) Harry Welch, R.N.R. (13 April, 1886 – 5 March, 1955) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Welch was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. with seniority of 1 July, 1915.

Welch was appointed Lieutenant, R.N.R. in Command of the destroyer Liffey on 26 September, 1918.[1]

Welch's command of Liffey ended on 8 January, 1919 was demobilised eight days later.

Welch was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 1 July, 1923.

Welch was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander R.N.R. on 28 October, 1929.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ernest K. Irving
Captain of H.M. T.B. 108
19 Jan, 1916[2] – 4 Oct, 1916
Succeeded by
Ernest A. J. W. Carter
Preceded by
Guy L. Warren
Captain of H.M.S. Racehorse
4 Oct, 1916[3] – 30 Apr, 1918
Succeeded by
Ernest W. R. Avery
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. PC 69
30 Apr, 1918 – 11 Aug, 1918
Succeeded by
Guy S. Owen
Preceded by
Samuel B. Graves
Captain of H.M.S. Liffey
26 Sep, 1918[4] – 9 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 831.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 401a.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397g.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 831.