John Francis Crofton Barker-Hahlo

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Lieutenant-Commander John Francis Crofton Barker-Hahlo, (2 October, 1901 – January, 1941) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Major H. Barker-Hahlo of Jamaica.[1]

Barker-Hahlo was promoted to the rank of Midshipman on 15 September, 1917.[2]

Barker-Hahlo commanded the gunboat Mantis on the Yangtse River from early 1932 to mid-1933. He was relieved by Francis Halley Ashton, who traveled to China on the aircraft carrier Eagle.[3]

He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 June, 1934.[4]

He died in action in January, 1941.[5]

His father would die on 3 July, 1972, aged 100.[6]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Harry L. Howden
Captain of H.M.S. Mantis
30 Jan, 1932[7] – mid 1933
Succeeded by
Francis H. Ashton

Footnotes

  1. "Deaths." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jan 25, 1941; pg. 1; Issue 48833.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 7.
  3. "Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jun 27, 1933; pg. 21; Issue 46481.
  4. "Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 01, 1934; pg. 7; Issue 46769.
  5. "Deaths." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jan 25, 1941; pg. 1; Issue 48833.
  6. "Deaths." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jul 05, 1972; pg. 32; Issue 58522.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 253.