Life & Career
Born the son of Captain H. H. Grenfell, R.N., Russell Grenfell gained two months' time on passing out of the Training Establishment.
Grenfell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 June, 1914.
Grenfell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 June, 1922.
Grenfell was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1927.
The text of a lecture Grenfell delivered at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich entitled, "The Growth of pre-Jutland Tactics" is found in Dewar Papers DEW/4 at the National Maritime Museum.
Grenfell was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 10 April, 1937.
World War II
Arthur H. Polhill
|Captain of H.M.S. P53
14 Mar, 1918 – 5 Sep, 1918
Lewes G. Gardner
|Captain of H.M.S. Renard
28 Sep, 1918 – Jan, 1919
Edward S. F. Fegen
|Captain of H.M.S. Nerissa
12 Nov, 1919
- The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 891.
- "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Nov 15, 1919; pg. 16; Issue 42258.