John Franklin Parry

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Admiral Sir John F. Parry, 1919.
© National Portrait Gallery, London.

Admiral SIR John Franklin Parry, K.C.B.F.R.G.S., R.N., (15 August, 1863 – 21 April, 1926) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Parry was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 20 January, 1885.[1]

Parry was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1899.[2]

Captain

Parry was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1905.[3]

In the King's Birthday Honours of 3 June, 1916, Parry was appointed an Additional Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Civil Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.).[4] He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 16 June, 1916 upon the vacancy caused by the retirement at his own request of Ernest H. Grafton.[5]

Post-War

On the occasion of the King's birthday he was appointed an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Civil Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 3 June, 1919.[6] He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 September.[7] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 25 November, 1920,[8] and to Admiral on 24 November, 1925.[9]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir J. F. Parry" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 23 April, 1926. Issue 44253, col B, p. 16.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William Van S. Howard
Captain of H.M.S. Dart
25 Mar, 1897[10] – Mar, 1900[11]
Succeeded by
Charles E. Monro
Preceded by
Cortland H. Simpson
Captain of H.M.S. Egeria
25 Feb, 1903[12] – 1906[13]
Succeeded by
Frederick C. Learmonth
Preceded by
Frederick K. C. Gibbons
Captain of H.M.S. Merlin
8 Jun, 1906[14] – 26 Dec, 1906[15]
Succeeded by
Frederic H. Walter
Preceded by
Frederick C. Learmonth
Captain of H.M.S. Egeria
7 Feb, 1908[16] – Apr, 1910[17]
Succeeded by
John D. Nares
Preceded by
Charles E. Monro
Assistant Hydrographer of the Navy
28 Apr, 1910[18]
Succeeded by
Philip Nelson-Ward
Preceded by
Herbert E. Purey-Cust
Hydrographer of the Navy
31 Aug, 1914[19] – 1 Sep, 1919[20]
Succeeded by
Frederick C. Learmonth

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25439. p. 520. 6 February, 1885.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 27099. p. 4345. 14 July, 1899.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27812. p. 4557. 30 June, 1905.
  4. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29608. p. 5554. 2 June, 1916.
  5. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29636. p. 6217. 23 June, 1916.
  6. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 31379. p. 7045. 3 June, 1919.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 31554. p. 11587. 16 September, 1919.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 32162. p. 12300. 14 December, 1920.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 33110. p. 7950. 1 December, 1925.
  10. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  11. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/88. f. 83.
  12. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  13. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  14. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  15. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  16. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  17. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  18. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  19. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  20. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.