John David Sumner

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John David Sumner ( – 1 November, 1915) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Sumner was appointed in command of the destroyer Sunfish on 4 May, 1912.[1]

He was appointed as Gunner in Command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 96 in December, 1914.[2] He was promoted to Chief Gunner on 8 January, 1915,[3] but died when his T.B. 96 collided in the Straits of Gibraltar on 1 November, 1915.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George H. Kelsey
Captain of H.M. T.B. 83
1 Apr, 1910[5] – Mar, 1912[6]
Succeeded by
Reginald W. G. Crabbe
Preceded by
Valentine D. English
Captain of H.M.S. Sunfish
4 May, 1912[7] – 29 Jul, 1914[Inference]
Succeeded by
George S. Brown
Preceded by
Frederick Furnivall
Captain of H.M. T.B. 88
14 May, 1914[8] – late 1914
Succeeded by
William H. Ingham
Preceded by
John Dewstowe
Captain of H.M. T.B. 96
Dec, 1914[9] – 1 Nov, 1915[10]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 378.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401b.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 299.
  4. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 151.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 401a.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1914). p. 402.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 378.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 402.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401a.
  10. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 151.