Henry Radcliffe James

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Commander (retired) Henry Radcliffe James, D.S.C. (15 May, 1886 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

James was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1908.

James was appointed in command of the destroyer Fervent on 18 April, 1913.[1]

On 28 November, 1916, James was appointed in command of the destroyer Sorceress.[2]

James was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1916.

Post-War

James was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 20 May 1919.

James was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) upoin eaching age forty on 15 May, 1926.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Herbert E. W. C. Whyte
Captain of H.M.S. Fervent
18 Apr, 1913[3] – 3 Dec, 1915
Succeeded by
Frank Pattinson
Preceded by
Lionel G. Dawson
Captain of H.M.S. Derwent
3 Dec, 1915 – 7 Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
Charles M. Blackman
Preceded by
Quentin C. A. Craufurd
Captain of H.M.S. Rother
7 Jan, 1916 – 29 Mar, 1916
Succeeded by
John A. P. Legh
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Nicator
29 Mar, 1916 – 7 May, 1916
Succeeded by
Jack E. A. Mocatta
Preceded by
Jack E. A. Mocatta
Captain of H.M.S. Sandfly
7 May, 1916[4] – 18 Nov, 1916
Succeeded by
Francis E. Wright
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Sorceress
28 Nov, 1916[5] – 2 May, 1918
Succeeded by
Henry R. James
Preceded by
Spencer F. Russell
Captain of H.M.S. Munster
2 May, 1918 – May, 1918
Succeeded by
Valentine M. Wyndham-Quin
Preceded by
Henry R. James
Captain of H.M.S. Sorceress
May, 1918 – May, 1919
Succeeded by
Henry P. Boxer

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 317.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 909.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394d.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 397v.
  5. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 909.