Walter Augustus Rose
Life & Career
Rose was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 1 March, 1896.
Rose specialised in riflery. To his detriment, he was chastised by a Court of Enquiry after a stoker escaped a range with rifle and ammunition in 1906, but Rose was noted as "exceptional" and a "very good rifle shot".
Rose was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 1 April, 1912.
Rose was appointed to H.M.S. Brilliant at the Nore from 25 August, 1914 to 1 August, 1916 when he was appointed additional to the same ship for duties at Lerwick Base. He was next appointed to Thunderer on 17 September 1917. Captain Pratt consider Rose a "good and reliable officer in every way."
Rose was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 May, 1918 and appointed to the pre-dreadnought H.M.S. Cæsar from 15 May to 1 September 1918 before finally spending three months in H.M.S. Commonwealth.
Roger V. de Halpert
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 042
20 Oct, 1911 – 9 Mar, 1912
Harold G. Campbell
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 82
9 Mar, 1912 – 14 Sep, 1912
William E. C. Johnson
- The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 401.