Thomas Edgar Halsey

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Captain Thomas Edgar Halsey, D.S.O. (28 November, 1898 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Halsey was a Special Entry to the Training Establishment on 15 September, 1916. He served in the battleship Resolution from February 1917 to 24 June, 1918. After taking a two-week course in Torpedo Control at H.M.S. Vernon, he was appointed to the light cruiser Curacoa in which he served until being appointed to the battleship Iron Duke on 28 February, 1919.[1]

Halsey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1920.[2]

Halsey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1928.[3]

Halsey was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1933.[4]

World War II

Halsey was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1939.[5]

Halsey was placed on the Retired List as medically unfit on 9 December, 1946.[6]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lachlan D. Mackintosh
Captain of H.M.S. Boadicea
27 Aug, 1934[7] – 12 Oct, 1936[8]
Succeeded by
John H. F. Crombie
Preceded by
Walter J. Phipps
Captain of H.M.S. Malcolm
31 Jul, 1939[9][10] – 25 Jun, 1940[11][12]
Succeeded by
Augustine W. S. Agar
Preceded by
?
Captain (D), Sixteenth Destroyer Flotilla
31 Jul, 1939[13] – 25 Jun, 1940[14]
Succeeded by
Thomas E. Halsey
Preceded by
Augustine W. S. Agar
Captain of H.M.S. Malcolm
12 Aug, 1940 – 22 Oct, 1940
Succeeded by
Arthur E. T. Christie
Preceded by
Thomas E. Halsey
Captain (D), Sixteenth Destroyer Flotilla
12 Aug, 1940[15] – 24 Sep, 1941[16]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ernest C. Coats
Captain of H.M.S. Worcester
25 Jan, 1941 – 15 May, 1941
Succeeded by
Ernest C. Coats
Preceded by
Ernest C. Coats
Captain of H.M.S. Mackay
15 May, 1941 – 16 Sep, 1941
Succeeded by
John P. Wright
Preceded by
St. J. Cronyn
Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
27 Apr, 1944 – mid 1944
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  2. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  3. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  4. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  5. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  6. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  7. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  8. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  9. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  10. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  11. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  12. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  13. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  14. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  15. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.
  16. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/79. f. 79.