Henry Clive Rawlings

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Rear-AdmiralHenry Clive Rawlings, C.B., D.S.O. (20 March, 1883 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Rawlings was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1905.[1]

Rawlings was appointed in command of the destroyer Bittern on 17 June, 1909.[2]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Alarm on 1 April, 1912.[3]

Rawlings was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1913.[4]

Great War

Rawlings commanded the destroyer Minion when it operated with the Eleventh Destroyer Flotilla at the Battle of Jutland.[5]

Rawlings was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1917.[6]

On 24 October, 1918, Rawlings was appointed in command of the destroyer Vanity.[7]

Post-War

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Sturgeon on 11 January, 1921.[8]

Rawlings was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1925.[9]

Rawlings was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 19 June, 1936.[10]

World War II

Rawlings was appointed to Drake additional as a Commodore of Convoys, Second Class Template:RNR on 3 September, 1939. In 1942 he was working with the Liverpool Convoy Pool.[11]

In 1942 he was appointed in command of the Royal Naval Air Stations in the Indian Ocean.[12]

On 4 May, 1943, he was awarded a C.B. for his services in the Allied landings in North Africa.[13]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edmond J. G. Mackinnon
Captain of H.M.S. Bittern
17 Jun, 1909[14][15] – 26 Nov, 1909
Succeeded by
George W. Taylor
Preceded by
George W. Taylor
Captain of H.M.S. Spitfire
26 Nov, 1909[16][17] – May, 1910[18]
Succeeded by
Frederic A. H. Russel
Preceded by
Frederic A. H. Russel
Captain of H.M.S. Gipsy
May, 1910[19] – 15 Aug, 1910[20]
Succeeded by
Robert F. Veasey
Preceded by
Robert F. Veasey
Captain of H.M.S. Vigilant
15 Aug, 1910[21][22] – 1 Apr, 1912[23]
Succeeded by
Frank Powell
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Alarm
1 Apr, 1912[24][25] – Dec, 1915[26]
Succeeded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Preceded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Captain of H.M.S. Minion
Dec, 1915[27] – 25 Aug, 1917[28]
Succeeded by
William G. A. Shuttleworth
Preceded by
Henry P. Boxer
Captain of H.M.S. Noble
15 Oct, 1917[29][30] – 8 May, 1918[31]
Succeeded by
Hamilton E. Snepp
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Vanity
8 May, 1918[32] – Aug, 1918[33]
Succeeded by
Henry C. Rawlings
Preceded by
Rowland Leeds
Captain of H.M.S. Rapid
5 Sep, 1918[34] – Sep, 1918[35]
Succeeded by
Orrell Bake
Preceded by
Henry C. Rawlings
Captain of H.M.S. Vanity
24 Oct, 1918[36][37] – 10 Sep, 1920[38]
Succeeded by
Reginald T. Amedroz
Preceded by
Edmond J. G. Mackinnon
Captain of H.M.S. Walker
25 Oct, 1918[39]
Succeeded by
Ambrose T. N. Abbay
Preceded by
Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Sturgeon
11 Jan, 1921[40][41] – 11 Jan, 1923[42]
Succeeded by
Richard Harter
Preceded by
Thomas F. P. Calvert
Captain of H.M.S. Pegasus
20 Jan, 1923[43] – 9 Jun, 1925[44]
Succeeded by
Tim M. Barrett
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Devonshire
15 Nov, 1928[45] – 17 Aug, 1931[46]
Succeeded by
Douglas B. Le Mottée
Preceded by
Charles E. Turle
Director of the Naval Air Division
Mar, 1932 – Jul, 1934
Succeeded by
Charles F. Harris
Preceded by
Henry B. Crane
Captain of H.M.S. Glorious
1 May, 1935[47] – Jun, 1936[48]
Succeeded by
Bruce A. Fraser

Footnotes

  1. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  2. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 17 June, 1909. Issue 38988, col B, p. 9.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 271.
  4. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  5. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. p. 34.
  6. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 923a.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 868.
  9. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  10. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  11. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  12. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  13. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  14. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 17 June, 1909. Issue 38988, col B, p. 9.
  16. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 378.
  18. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  19. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  20. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  21. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  22. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 394.
  23. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  24. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 391e.
  26. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396c.
  27. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396c.
  28. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  29. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  30. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395z.
  31. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  32. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  33. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  34. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  35. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  36. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  37. The Navy List. (September, 1920). p. 879b.
  38. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  39. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  40. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  41. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 868.
  42. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  43. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  44. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  45. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  46. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  47. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  48. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.