Thomas Roderick Fforde

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Captain (retired) Thomas Roderick Fforde, (18 May, 1882 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

As a Midshipman, Fforde went ashore in a landing expedition during the Boxer Rebellion.

Fforde was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1903.

Fforde was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1911.

When war broke out, Fforde was serving as torpedo officer in the dreadnought H.M.S. Marlborough. He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1915 and left Marlborough on 28 February, 1917, soon to take up with with the D.T.M..

Retired at own request on 6 July 1922, Fforde was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 18 May, 1927.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Command of Devonport Mining School
18 Sep, 1912[1] – 1 Jan, 1914[2]
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Charles J. Davis
Captain of H.M.S. Hibiscus
3 Feb, 1920 – Apr, 1920
Succeeded by
Claude L. Bate
Preceded by
Eric H. Ward
Captain of H.M.S. Gardenia
Apr, 1920 – 20 Nov, 1920
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. Fforde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/40. f. ?.
  2. Fforde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/40. f. ?.