William Harmer Brown

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Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. William Harmer Brown (2 September, 1890 – 17 July, 1934) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Brown was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 1 September, 1916.[1]

Brown was appointed Lieutenant, R.N.R. in Command of the destroyer Albacore on 12 September, 1918.[2]

Brown was demobilised 20 October 1919, one day after relinquishing command of the minesweeper Elgin.[3]

Brown was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 1 September, 1924.[4]

Brown was removed from the Navy List on 23 May, 1929 due to non-Sea Service and non-Report. He died in Auckland, New Zealand in mid 1934.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Leonard W. Brock
Captain of H.M. T.B. 065
15 Jun, 1915[5] – 11 Dec, 1916[6]
Succeeded by
Rowland O. Lloyd
Preceded by
Maxwell N. Williamson-Napier
Captain of H.M.S. Avon
7 Dec, 1916[7][8] – 31 Jul, 1917[9]
Succeeded by
Robert McMurray
Preceded by
Gilbert H. Flavel
Captain of H.M.S. Albacore
12 Sep, 1918[10] – 10 Mar, 1919[11]
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. Elgin
10 Mar, 1919[12] – 19 Oct, 1919[13]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/10. f. 10.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 727.
  3. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/10. f. 10.
  4. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/10. f. 10.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401b.
  6. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/10. f. 10.
  7. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/10. f. 10.
  8. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391o.
  9. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/10. f. 10.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 727.
  11. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/10. f. 10.
  12. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/10. f. 10.
  13. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/10. f. 10.