Charles Frederick Harris

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Rear-Admiral Charles Frederick Harris, C.B., R.N. (2 January, 1887 – 2 March, 1957) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Bernard Francis Harris.

Harris was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 29 February, 1908.

Harris was in the second class protected cruiser Highflyer when the war broke out, but then served in Conqueror from October 1914 to December, 1918.

Harris was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1921.

Harris was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1928.

Harris was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 August, 1939.

He died aged 70 at his home at Micheldever.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward B. Cloete
Captain of H.M.S. Mackay
12 Dec, 1932[1]
Succeeded by
Philip E. Phillips
Preceded by
Edward B. Cloete
Captain (D), First Destroyer Flotilla
12 Dec, 1932[2] – 14 Feb, 1934
Succeeded by
Harold T. Baillie-Grohman
Preceded by
Henry C. Rawlings
Director of the Naval Air Division
23 Jul, 1934 – 31 Dec, 1936
Succeeded by
Cosmo M. Graham
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham
3 Aug, 1937 – 2 Jan, 1938
Succeeded by
Eric J. P. Brind
Preceded by
Denham M. T. Bedford
Captain of H.M.S. Colombo
9 Aug, 1938 – 30 Jul, 1939
Succeeded by
Richard J. R. Scott
Preceded by
Drury St. A. Wake
as Captain Commanding, Eleventh Cruiser Squadron
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Eleventh Cruiser Squadron
10 Oct, 1938 – 31 Jul, 1939
Succeeded by
Richard J. R. Scott
Preceded by
Re-instituted Command
Vice-Admiral Commanding, Reserve Fleet
15 Jan, 1944 – 1945
Succeeded by
Leslie H. Ashmore
Preceded by
Leslie H. Ashmore
Vice-Admiral Commanding, Reserve Fleet
1947 – 1948
Succeeded by
Reginald M. Servaes

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 252.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 252.