John Harvey Forbes Crombie

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Rear-Admiral John Harvey Forbes Crombie, C.B., D.S.O. (16 February, 1900 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Crombie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1920.

Crombie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1928.

Crombie was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1934.

World War II

Crombie was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1941.

In 1942, he was acquitted on a charge of hazarding Bramble.

Crombie was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 7 July, 1950. He suffered a hernia in 1951 or 1957.

Retired 22 October, 1953.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Clifford Caslon
Captain of H.M.S. Thruster
20 Jul, 1934 – 6 Aug, 1935
Succeeded by
Vivian J. Voelcker
Preceded by
Thomas E. Halsey
Captain of H.M.S. Boadicea
21 Sep, 1936[1] – 12 Jan, 1938
Succeeded by
George B. Kingdon
Preceded by
Markham H. Evelegh
Senior Officer, First Minesweeping Flotilla
22 Jul, 1941
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Charles L. Firth
Captain of Portsmouth Signal School
26 Apr, 1948 – 12 Sep, 1950
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 219.