James Louis Forbes
Life & Career
Forbes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1901.
Forbes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1909.
Forbes was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1915.
Forbes left Mastiff when he was ordered to report to the Admiralty in February, 1916. He found himself ordered to work under the Director of Air Service, and in mid March he was placed in command of Air Service Unit 5 at Eastchurch.
Forbes was promoted to the rank of Wing Commander on 16 March, 1916. On 9 September 1916, he was appointed to President for "G" Section, Air Department. There is not much detail in his service record.
Forbes was granted a permanent commission as Wing Commander on 1 August, 1919.
Dudley R. S. de Chair
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 83
10 Jul, 1900
Charles L. Lambe
|Captain of H.M.S. Mastiff
10 Oct, 1914 – 3 Feb, 1916
Reginald V. Holt
- The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 356.
- The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396.