John Harvey Forbes Crombie
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.
|Captain of H.M.S. Thruster
20 Jul, 1934 – 6 Aug, 1935
Vivian J. Voelcker
Thomas E. Halsey
|Captain of H.M.S. Boadicea
21 Sep, 1936 – 12 Jan, 1938
George B. Kingdon
Markham H. Evelegh
|Senior Officer, First Minesweeping Flotilla
22 Jul, 1941
Charles L. Firth
|Captain of Portsmouth Signal School
26 Apr, 1948 – 12 Sep, 1950
- The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 219.