James William Cottrell
Life & Career
Cottrell was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 29 November, 1897.
Cottrell was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 29 November, 1912.
World War II
Cottrell worked as an armed guard on the books of Pembroke in 1939 and 1940.
Cottrell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired) on 26 August, 1942.
Cottrell died of a prostate condition two years after the end of the war.
Robert M. Groves
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 64
Aug, 1914 – 21 Mar, 1915
- The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401b.
- Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 34.