Robert Gerald Fane

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Commander Robert Gerald Fane, R.N. (8 April, 182 – 15 May, 1917) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of (Army?) Captain Henry Burges Fane was born in Combe.

Fane was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 8 October, 1902.

Fane was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1913.

Fane was appointed to the light cruiser H.M.S. Dartmouth on 14 September, 1915 and was killed aboard her when she was torpedoed by UC 25 in the Aegean Sea.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Neston W. Diggle
Captain of H.M. T.B. 50
20 Jun, 1902[1] – 19 Jul, 1902[2]
Succeeded by
Charles W. E. Whish

Footnotes

  1. Fane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/139. f. ?.
  2. Fane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/139. f. ?.