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'''James Wolfe Murray''' ( – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRN}} '''James Wolfe Murray''', D.S.O., R.N. (9 June, 1880 – 16 November, 1930) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
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In 1927, he requested that his name be changed to '''James Wolfe-Murray'''.<ref>Murray Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/245.|D7603497}} ff. 248.</ref>
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Murray was born in Surrey, the son of a Major in the Royal Artillery.<ref>Murray Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/245.|D7603497}} ff. 248.</ref>
  
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Murray was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 1 September, 1902.<ref>Murray Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/245.|D7603497}} ff. 248.</ref>
  
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Murray was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 1 September, 1910.<ref>Murray Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/245.|D7603497}} ff. 248.</ref>
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Murray was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 31 December, 1914.<ref>Murray Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/245.|D7603497}} ff. 248.</ref>
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Murray was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1920.<ref>Murray Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/245.|D7603497}} ff. 248.</ref>
  
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Murray was appointed in command of the {{UK-Colombo|f=t}} in April, 1923.{{MackieRNW}}
 
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Wolfe-Murray was placed on the Retired List as being medically unfit owing to tuberculosis on 30 August, 1929.  He succumbed on on 16 November of the following year as reported in ''The Times'' on the 18th.<ref>Murray Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/245.|D7603497}} ff. 248.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 12:19, 5 January 2016

Captain James Wolfe Murray, D.S.O., R.N. (9 June, 1880 – 16 November, 1930) served in the Royal Navy.

In 1927, he requested that his name be changed to James Wolfe-Murray.[1]

Life & Career

Murray was born in Surrey, the son of a Major in the Royal Artillery.[2]

Murray was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 September, 1902.[3]

Murray was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 September, 1910.[4]

Murray was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1914.[5]

Murray was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1920.[6]

Murray was appointed in command of the light cruiser Colombo in April, 1923.[7]

Wolfe-Murray was placed on the Retired List as being medically unfit owing to tuberculosis on 30 August, 1929. He succumbed on on 16 November of the following year as reported in The Times on the 18th.[8]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Archibald Cochrane
Captain of H.M.S. Colombo
Apr, 1923[9]
Succeeded by
Hugh T. England
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Kent
Jan, 1928[10] – Jul, 1929[11]
Succeeded by
Bertram H. Ramsay

Footnotes

  1. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  2. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  3. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  4. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  5. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  6. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  9. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

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