Captain Francis Newton Cromie

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Captain Francis Newton Cromie

  • Birth 30 Jan 1882 Ireland
  • Death 31 Aug 1918 Russia
  • Burial Archangel, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia
  • Plot Royal Navy
  • Memorial ID 12447009

Captain FRANCIS NEWTON ALLEN CROMIE, C B, D S O,
Royal Navy (Naval Attache, Petrograd)
Age:
36
Chevalier, Legion of Honour; Order of St. Vladimir with Swords (Russia); Cross of St. George (Russia).
Son of the late Capt. F. C. Cromie, Hampshire Regt. (Consul General, Dakar), and of Mrs. Lennard (formerly Cromie), husband of Mrs. Cromie, of 9, Old Park Rd., Clapham Common, London.
Awarded Royal Humane Society's Medal (1906).
Served in Boxer Rebellion, 1900 (Mentioned in Despatches).


Photo, see: http://www.rnsubmus.co.uk/books/flotilla.htm

Recent Biography, see: Bainton, Roy: Honoured by Strangers: The Life and Times of Captain Francis Cromie CB DSO RN. Shrewsbury, England. AirLife Pub. Ltd., 2002.

Wikipedia stub, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Cromie


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