Basil Jones

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Captain Basil Jones, D.S.O.*, D.S.C. (5 August, 1901 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

As with many men born c. 1899 or later, his Service Records at The National Archives do not reflect activity between 1931 and 1939 or so.

Life & Career

Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1923.

Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1931.

Jones was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1937.

Jones was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1944.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frank M. Walton
Captain of H.M.S. Walpole
c. early 1938[Inference] – 22 Nov, 1938[1]
Succeeded by
Maxwell Richmond
Preceded by
Arthur G. Talbot
Captain of H.M.S. Ivanhoe
23 Nov, 1938[2] – 30 Jan, 1940[3]
Succeeded by
Philip H. Hadow
Preceded by
Lionel R. P. Lawford
Captain of H.M.S. Isis
6 Jul, 1942[4] – 16 Feb, 1943[5]
Succeeded by
David R. Mitchell
Preceded by
David R. Mitchell
Captain of H.M.S. Isis
17 Apr, 1943[6] – 13 Dec, 1943[7]
Succeeded by
Henry D. Durell
Preceded by
St. John R. J. Tyrwhitt
Captain of H.M.S. Tartar
15 Mar, 1944[8] – late 1945[9]
Succeeded by


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