William Charles Ovenden

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Lieutenant-Commander (retired) William Charles Ovenden (23 March, 1884 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ovenden was promoted to the rank of Gunner (T) on 11 November, 1912. He was made Acting Mate on 1 August, 1915.

Ovenden was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1917.

He was appointed to the destroyer Grasshopper in October, 1917 and may have assumed command some time later. His appointment ended on 5 February, 1919.

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 3 May, 1920.

Ovenden was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired) on [illegible].

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Pelham A. Maitland
Captain of H.M.S. Grasshopper
13 Dec, 1918[Inference] – 5 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
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