Cuthbert Francis Bond Bowlby

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Captain (retired) Cuthbert Francis Bond Bowlby, C.M.G., C.B.E., D.S.C. (23 August, 1895 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Henry Thomas Bowlby.[1]

Bowlby was appointed in command of Template:UK-CMB4 on 2 May, 1917 and ppromoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1917. His boat was later altered to Template:UK-CMB23B at some indistinct later date. This work continued until 8 March, 1919, when he appears to have been appointed to the battleship Glory. On 7 Novemberm, 1919 he was appointed to the battleship Valiant.[2]

Bowlby was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1925.[3]

Bowlby was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1930.[4]

World War II

Bowlby was granted the acting rank of Captain on 1 May, 1941.[5]

Bowlby was placed on the Retired List on account of age at the rank of Captain on 23 August, 1945.[6]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Harry S. Murray-Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Broke
5 Jan, 1935 – c. 24 Jul, 1935[Inference]
Succeeded by
John M. Mansfield
Preceded by
Lionel P. Skipwith
Captain of H.M.S. Carlisle
10 Jan, 1938[7] – 26 Jan, 1938[8]
Succeeded by
Gerald M. B. Langley
Preceded by
Lancelot V. Donne
Captain of H.M.S. Hermes
26 Jan, 1938[9] – 26 Jul, 1939[10]
Succeeded by
FitzRoy E. P. Hutton

Footnotes

  1. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.
  2. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.
  3. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.
  4. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.
  5. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.
  6. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.
  7. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.
  8. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.
  9. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.
  10. Bowlby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/171. f. 171.