William Tofield Makeig-Jones

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Captain William Tofield Makeig-Jones, R.N. (26 August, 1890 – 17 September, 1939) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Makeig-Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 November, 1910.

Post-War

Makeig-Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 November, 1918.

Makeig-Jones was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1923.

Makeig-Jones was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1930.

World War II

Appointed in command of H.M.S. Courageous on 24 July, 1939, Makeig-Jones was killed when she was sunk on 17 September.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ralph W. H. Roberts
Captain of H.M.S. Ness
10 Aug, 1914[1] – 19 Oct, 1914
Succeeded by
Arthur Henniker-Heaton
Preceded by
William E. B. Magee
Captain of H.M.S. Valentine
9 Apr, 1931 – 12 Apr, 1932
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John H. K. Clegg
Captain of H.M.S. Cardiff
6 Mar, 1933 – 25 Jul, 1933
Succeeded by
Claude C. Dobson
Preceded by
Arthur J. Power
Captain of H.M.S. Dorsetshire
25 Jul, 1933 – 2 Apr, 1935
Succeeded by
Arthur J. L. Murray
Preceded by
Alan R. Dewar
Captain of H.M.S. Nelson
Dec, 1937[2] – Jul, 1939[3]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey J. A. Miles
Preceded by
Marshal L. Clarke
Captain of H.M.S. Courageous
24 Jul, 1939 – 17 Sep, 1939[4]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 361.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.