Henry Falkiner Minchin

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Commander Henry Falkiner Minchin, R.N. (5 February, 1889 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in India the son of Lieutenant-Colonel F. F. Minchin, R.A., Henry entered the Royal Navy ranked 26th (tied) in merit of sixty cadets accepted in the May 1904 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia.[1]

Minchin was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1910.

Minchin was appointed to Cornwallis to act as her Lieutenant (G) on 24 September, 1914.{CN}}

Minchin was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1918.


Minchin was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1923.

Placed on the Retired List due to non-service on 14 September, 1927.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil R. E. W. Perryman
Captain of H.M. T.B. 15
29 Jul, 1914[2] – 24 Sep, 1914
Succeeded by
Thomas K. Maxwell


  1. "Cadetships in the Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 21, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37374.
  2. The Navy List. (September, 1914). p. 400.