Frank Gilbert Hackforth-Jones
Life & Career
The son of F. W. Hackforth-Jones, Esq., stockbroker.
Hackforth-Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1921.
Hackforth-Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1929.
Hackforth-Jones was placed on the Retired List at his own request upon his relief on 14 August, 1936. Denied a training opportunity, he was nonetheless earmarked for service in submarines in time of war or emergency. In 1939, he underwent a course in Naval Ordnance Inspection duties.
World War II
Hackforth-Jones served in shore appointments as an Assistant and eventually Chief Inspector of Naval Ordnance in London and Birminham.
Promoted to the rank of Commander on the Retired List 14 May, 1940, he reverted to the Retired List on 26 November, 1945.
Gilbert P. Claridge
|Captain of H.M.S. L 33
3 Mar, 1927
Frank G. Emley
Roderick L. M. Edwards
|Captain of H.M.S. L 27
4 Jan, 1933
George W. G. Simpson
David E. G. Wemyss
|Captain of H.M.S. Oberon
16 Apr, 1935
Eric P. A. Brooks
- The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 250.
- The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 251.
- The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 257.