Percival Henry Gwynne James

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Captain Percival Henry Gwynne James, (12 May, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Francis R. James, Esq., solicitor.

James was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 November, 1917.[1]

James was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 November, 1925.[2]

James was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1931.[3]

James was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1938.[4]

World War II

Placed on the Retired List as medically unfit on 12 January, 1948.[5]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alfred C. Collinson
Captain of H.M.S. Stormcloud
14 Aug, 1925[6][7] – Mar, 1929[8]
Succeeded by
Walter J. B. Handley
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Antelope
2 Dec, 1929[9] – 5 Mar, 1931[10]
Succeeded by
Percival H. G. James
Preceded by
Ion B. B. Tower
Captain of H.M.S. Wolsey
5 Mar, 1931[11]c. Jun, 1931[12]
Succeeded by
Charles M. Blackman
Preceded by
Percival H. G. James
Captain of H.M.S. Antelope
c. Jun, 1931[13] – Jan, 1932[14]
Succeeded by
John A. Giffard
Preceded by
Herbert A. C. Lane
Captain of H.M.S. Fearless
3 Jan, 1936[15][16] – 18 Jan, 1938[17]
Succeeded by
Kenneth L. Harkness
Preceded by
William A. R. Cartwright
Captain of H.M.S. Mackay
28 Sep, 1938[18] – 9 Oct, 1938[19]
Succeeded by
Philip L. Vian
Preceded by
William Spencer Leveson-Gower
Captain (D), Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla
28 Sep, 1938[20] – 9 Oct, 1938[21]
Succeeded by
Jocelyn S. C. Salter
Preceded by
Terence H. Back
Captain of H.M.S. Capetown
3 Nov, 1940 – 19 Jun, 1941
Succeeded by
Henry H. Robson
Preceded by
Henry H. Robson
Captain of H.M.S. Capetown
24 Sep, 1941 – 17 Nov, 1942
Succeeded by
Henry H. Robson
Preceded by
Cecil S. Sandford
Captain of H.M.S. Iron Duke
24 Mar, 1943[22] – 12 Jan, 1944[23]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  2. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  3. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  4. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  5. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  6. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 271.
  8. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  9. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  10. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  11. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  12. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  13. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  14. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  15. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 239.
  17. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  18. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130. Day of month is blurry.
  19. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  20. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130. Day of month is blurry.
  21. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  22. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.
  23. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/130. f. 130.