Herbert Acheson Forster

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Rear-Admiral Herbert Acheson Forster, M.V.O., R.N. (20 June, 1885 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Forster was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1907.[1]

Post-War

Forster was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1918.[2]

Forster was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1926[3] and then loaned to the Royal Australian Navy on 25 February, 1927 through February, 1929.[4]

Loaned again to the R.A.N. on 1 April, 1935, Forster was immediately put in command of H.M.A.S. Australia. He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 30 May, 1937 and placed on the Retired List the following day.[5]

World War II

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Salisbury H. Simpson
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 50
Captain of H.M.T.B. 050
1 Mar, 1907[6]
Succeeded by
Hugh J. Woodward
Preceded by
Hugh H. Rogers
Captain of H.M.S. Frobisher
10 Sep, 1929 – 15 Sep, 1930
Succeeded by
Colin A. M. Sarel
Preceded by
Ronald Howard
Naval Assistant to Admiral Commanding Reserves
13 Aug, 1931[7] – 20 Sep, 1932[8]
Succeeded by
Vernon S. Butler
Preceded by
John C. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Erebus
20 Sep, 1932[9] – 17 Dec, 1932[10]
Succeeded by
Henry N. Lake
Preceded by
Colin A. M. Sarel
Captain of H.M.S. Frobisher
17 Dec, 1932 – 17 Dec, 1934
Succeeded by
Piers K. Kekewich
Preceded by
Francis H. W. Goolden
Captain of H.M.A.S. Australia
1 Apr, 1935 – 30 May, 1937[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
Robert R. Stewart
Preceded by
Charles L. Backhouse
Naval Attaché to Buenos Aires
29 Jul, 1942
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/200. f. 202.
  2. Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/200. f. 202.
  3. Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/200. f. 202.
  4. Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/200. f. 203.
  5. Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/200. ff. 202, 203.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 400.
  7. Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/200. f. 203.
  8. Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/200. f. 203.
  9. Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/200. f. 203.
  10. Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/200. f. 203.