Walter Bousfield Watkins Grubb

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Lieutenant-Commander Walter Bousfield Watkins Grubb, (1 July, 1879 – 22 September, 1914) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Lieutenant-Colonel Grubb.

Grubb was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 January, 1900. A Court Martial on 1 March 1910 cost him a year's seniority after he pleaded guyilty to drinking to excess, altering this date to 15 January, 1901.

Grubb was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 January, 1909.

Grubb was appointed to the armoured cruiser H.M.S. Cressy as Gunnery Officer on 17 March, 1914 and was killed when she was sunk by U 9 on 22 September, 1914.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William N. England
Captain of H.M.S. Hornet
8 Aug, 1902[1] – late 1902[2]
Succeeded by
William Cooper
Preceded by
Frederick H. Hallowes
Captain of H.M.S. Vulture
21 Jul, 1903[3]
Succeeded by
John B. Waterlow

Footnotes

  1. Grubb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/518. f. ?.
  2. Grubb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/518. f. ?.
  3. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.