Robert Geoffrey Cross

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Commander R.N.R. (retired) Robert Geoffrey Cross, R.D. (21 December, 1876 – ) served in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Cross was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 22 August, 1910.[1]

In 1916, he collided Vigilant with S.S. Ellington. In 1917, he collided Vigilant with the Leith Dock and also with the paddle minesweeper Eridge.[2]

Cross was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 22 August, 1918.[3]

Demobilised 7 July 1919, Cross was awarded an R.D. that year.

Cross was retired with the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 21 December, 1921.[4]

Removed from the Navy List on 16 May, 1930 due to non-report.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William B. Fuller
Captain of H.M.S. Boxer
13 Apr, 1915[5][6] – 8 Mar, 1916[7]
Succeeded by
Cyril S. Durrad
Preceded by
Colin A. G. Hutchinson
Captain of H.M.S. Vigilant
8 Mar, 1916[8][9] – 5 Feb, 1917[10]
Succeeded by
Alfred S. C. Bird

Footnotes

  1. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.
  2. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.
  3. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.
  4. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.
  5. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392m.
  7. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.
  8. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 399c.
  10. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.