Richard Bruce England

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Captain Richard Bruce England, D.S.O., R.N., Retired (26 January, 1883 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Ealing, the son of Captain William George England, R.N..

England was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1904.[1]

England was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1912.

England was appointed in command of the destroyer Ostrich on 28 August, 1914.[2]

England was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1917.

On 16 November, 1918, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Vivien.[3]

Post-War

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 November, 1922.

England was promoted to the rank of Captain on 26 January, 1928.

World War II

Reverted to Retired List 5 June 1946.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederic A. H. Russel
Captain of H.M.S. Dove
2 Jul, 1912 – c. late Aug, 1912
Succeeded by
Delorest J. D. Noble
Preceded by
John K. McLeod
Captain of H.M.S. Ostrich
28 Aug, 1914[4] – 20 Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
Edgar L. Trant
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Nigella
6 Feb, 1916[5] – 15 Aug, 1917
Succeeded by
Guy F. Parsons
Preceded by
Edward D. W. Lawford
Captain of H.M.S. Contest
15 Aug, 1917[6] – 18 Sep, 1917[7]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Charles G. Ramsey
Captain of H.M.S. Pasley
c. Sep, 1917 – 10 Jan, 1918
Succeeded by
Walter O. H. Lambert
Preceded by
Montague G. B. Legge
Captain of H.M.S. Vesper
11 Feb, 1918 – c. 25 Feb, 1918
Succeeded by
John L. Field
Preceded by
Robert L. Burnett
Captain of H.M.S. Scotsman
1 Jun, 1918 – 16 Nov, 1918
Succeeded by
Delorest J. D. Noble
Preceded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe
Captain of H.M.S. Vivien
16 Nov, 1918[8] – 15 Jan, 1921
Succeeded by
Henry I. M. L. Scott
Preceded by
Cosmo M. Graham
Captain of H.M.S. Douglas
29 Jun, 1921 – c. Apr, 1922
Succeeded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 25.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 365.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 896.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396i.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 395y.
  6. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392r.
  7. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 103.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 896.