Christopher Hornby

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Commander (emergency) Christopher Hornby, R.N. (12 June, 1880 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in India, the son of retired Colonel John F. Hornby.

Hornby was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1901.

The Admiralty accepted Hornby's resignation on 24 September, 1909.

Hornby was granted the rank of Flight Lieutenant for temporary service on 2 September, 1914.

In June, 1915, Hornby was granted the rank of Flight Commander for temporary service. He was placed on the Emergency List with the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 12 July, 1915, with seniority of 31 December, 1909.

Hornby was promoted to the rank of Commander (emergency) on November, 1918.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Claude H. Woodward
Captain of H.M.S. Recruit
24 Jun, 1908[1]
Succeeded by
Arthur G. H. Bond
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Cicala
12 Jun, 1916[2]
Succeeded by
Astle S. Littlejohns


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 365.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 393b.