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'''Ernest Jocelyn Carus-Wilson''' (19 March, 1859 – 9 January, 1941) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{LieutRN}} '''Ernest Jocelyn Carus-Wilson''', R.N. (19 March, 1859 – 9 January, 1941) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
Carus-Wilson was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 18 November, 1882.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/193}}.</ref>
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Carus-Wilson was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 18 November, 1882.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/193.|}} f. 200.</ref>
  
Carus-Wilson was appointed to the {{UK-Excellent}} for the Whitehead Torpedo Course on 31 May, 1884.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/20/157}}</ref>  Shortly after arrival on 16 June, 1884 he was lent to the frigate ''Valorous'' for command of {{UK-1TB14}} for torpedo craft manoeuvresOn 1 July he was appointed additional to the {{UK-Hecla}} until 25 July, when he transferred to the {{UK-Pembroke}} until 31 July.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/38/193}}</ref><ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/20/157}}</ref>
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He ably worked a Gatling gun in the main top of [[H.M.S. Seagull (1868)|''Seagull'']] on 20 August, 1882This earned him a Silver Medal and the recommendation of Captain Hastings.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/38/193}}. f. 200.</ref>
  
He resigned his commission "to avoid court-martial having been guilty of an indecent assault", and this was accepted on 4 January, 1886He was discharged to shore at Hong Kong on 2 January, 1886.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/38/193}}.</ref>
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Carus-Wilson was appointed to the {{UK-Excellent}} for the Whitehead Torpedo Course on 31 May, 1884.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/20/157.|}}.</ref>  Shortly after arrival on 16 June, 1884 he was lent to the frigate ''Valorous'' for command of {{UK-1TB14}} for torpedo craft manoeuvresOn 1 July he was appointed additional to the {{UK-Hecla}} until 25 July, when he transferred to the {{UK-Pembroke}} until 31 July.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/38/193.|}} f. 200.</ref><ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/20/157.|}}</ref>
  
Following his dismissal Carus-Wilson joined the Church Missionary Society and worked at Ceylon.<ref>''The Kent & Sussex Courier''.  Friday, 17 November, 1899.  Issue '''2641''', p. 5.</ref>  He died at "St. Hilary", Driftwood Avenue, St. Albans on 9 January, 1941.<ref>"Births, Marraiges & Deaths".  ''The Cornishman and Cornish Telegraph''.  Thursday, 16 January, 1941.  p. 5.</ref>
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In November of 1885, Carus-Wilson was appointed to join [[H.M.S. Audacious (1869)|''Audacious'']] as soon as that ship was commissioned.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/193.|}} f. 200.</ref>
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He resigned his commission "to avoid court-martial having been guilty of an indecent assault", and this was accepted on 4 January, 1886.  He was discharged to shore at Hong Kong on 2 January, 1886.<ref>Carus-Wilson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/193}}. f. 200.</ref>
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Following his dismissal Carus-Wilson joined the Church Missionary Society and worked at Ceylon.<ref>''The Kent & Sussex Courier''.  Friday, 17 November, 1899.  Issue '''2641''', p. 5.</ref>  He died at "St. Hilary", Driftwood Avenue, St. Albans on 9 January, 1941.<ref>"Births, Marriages & Deaths".  ''The Cornishman and Cornish Telegraph''.  Thursday, 16 January, 1941.  p. 5.</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:47, 11 August 2017

Lieutenant Ernest Jocelyn Carus-Wilson, R.N. (19 March, 1859 – 9 January, 1941) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Carus-Wilson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 18 November, 1882.[1]

He ably worked a Gatling gun in the main top of Seagull on 20 August, 1882. This earned him a Silver Medal and the recommendation of Captain Hastings.[2]

Carus-Wilson was appointed to the Excellent for the Whitehead Torpedo Course on 31 May, 1884.[3] Shortly after arrival on 16 June, 1884 he was lent to the frigate Valorous for command of T.B. 14 for torpedo craft manoeuvres. On 1 July he was appointed additional to the Hecla until 25 July, when he transferred to the Pembroke until 31 July.[4][5]

In November of 1885, Carus-Wilson was appointed to join Audacious as soon as that ship was commissioned.[6]

He resigned his commission "to avoid court-martial having been guilty of an indecent assault", and this was accepted on 4 January, 1886. He was discharged to shore at Hong Kong on 2 January, 1886.[7]

Following his dismissal Carus-Wilson joined the Church Missionary Society and worked at Ceylon.[8] He died at "St. Hilary", Driftwood Avenue, St. Albans on 9 January, 1941.[9]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Captain of H.M. T.B. 14
16 Jun, 1884[10] – 30 Jun, 1884[11]
Succeeded by
Lawrence P. Philips

Footnotes

  1. Carus-Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/193. f. 200.
  2. Carus-Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/193. f. 200.
  3. Carus-Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/157..
  4. Carus-Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/193. f. 200.
  5. Carus-Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/157.
  6. Carus-Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/193. f. 200.
  7. Carus-Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/193. f. 200.
  8. The Kent & Sussex Courier. Friday, 17 November, 1899. Issue 2641, p. 5.
  9. "Births, Marriages & Deaths". The Cornishman and Cornish Telegraph. Thursday, 16 January, 1941. p. 5.
  10. Carus-Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/193
  11. Carus-Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/157