James Parrington Gornall

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Captain James Parrington Gornall, (22 September, 1899 – ) 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

A Special Entry to the Navy, Gornall entered on 7 September, 1917.[1]

Gornall was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1920. He qualified as Lieutenant (S) in 1923.[2]

Gornall was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1928.[3]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John R. S. Haines
Squadron Signal and W/T Officer, Second Cruiser Squadron
16 May, 1927[4][5] – May, 1929[6]
Succeeded by
Clive Loehnis
Preceded by
John H. F. Crombie
Squadron Signal Officer, Battle Cruiser Squadron
24 Apr, 1931[7] – late 1931
Succeeded by
John P. L. Reid
Preceded by
George R. Deverell
Captain of H.M.S. Viscount
19 Jul, 1935[8]
Succeeded by
Roderick L. M. Edwards
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Grenade
28 Mar, 1936[9]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John P. Farquharson
Captain of H.M.S. Shropshire
Aug, 1939[10] – Mar, 1940[11]
Succeeded by
John H. Edelsten
Preceded by
George C. P. Menzies
Captain of H.M.S. Orion
10 Jan, 1944 – 25 Jun, 1945
Succeeded by
Ralph Heathcote

Footnotes

  1. Gornall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/148/177. f. 177.
  2. Gornall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/148/177. f. 177.
  3. Gornall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/148/177. f. 177.
  4. Gornall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/148/177. f. 177.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1928). pp. 228-9.
  6. Gornall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/148/177. f. 177.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 262.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 289.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 245.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.