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Rose, Vice-Admiral Sir Frank Forresterlocked

KCB, 1936 (CB 1931); DSO 1914

Born 1878; y s of late William Rose; m 1st, 1911, Freda Edith, o d of late Walter Alwynne Gordon; (one s killed in action, RN, War of 1939–45); 2nd, 1923, Dorothy, widow of Lieutenant-Commander Barttelot, RN, Stopham House, Sussex; died 3 March 1955


Stubbington House, Fareham


Entered Navy, 1892; Lieut 1901; Commander, 1913; served European War, 1914–18; commanded HMS Laurel in the action off Heligoland, 28 Aug. 1914 (wounded, despatches, DSO, prom. Captain, 1918); commanded Third Destroyer Flotilla of the Atlantic Fleet, 1921; Director of Operations Division, Naval Staff, 1925–27; Commanded Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth, 1928–29; Naval ADC to the King, 1929; Rear-Admiral, 1929; Rear-Admiral commanding Destroyer Flotillas, Mediterranean Fleet, 1931–33; Vice-Adm. 1934; Commander-in-Chief, East Indies, 1934–36; invalided, 1937


United Service


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