Humphrey Randle Upton Cottrell-Dormer

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Lieutenant-Commander Humphrey Randle Upton Cottrell-Dormer, R.N. (29 April, 1881 – 27 May, 1915) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Cottrell-Dormer was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 March, 1903.[1]

Cottrell-Dormer was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 March, 1911.

Cottrell-Dormer was appointed to the second class protected cruiser Latona on 22 October, 1914.

Cottrell-Dormer was appointed to the minelayer Princess Irene on 9 March 1915 and died when she exploded while being loaded with mines in the Medway Estuary on 27 May, 1915.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Morshead B. Baillie-Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Thistle
29 Mar, 1912[3]
Succeeded by
George F. L. L. Page

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 17.
  2. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 102.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 385.