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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
?
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

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