WW1 Medal Groups
Paymaster Rear Admiral Rodham, MiD Jutland CMG, CdeG
Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George, 1914-15 Star, (FT. PAYR. H. RODHAM. R.N.), British War Medal, Victory Medal with Mention in Despatches Emblem, (PAYR. COMMR H. RODHAM. R.N.), French Croix de Guerre Avec Palme.
Born 1873 in Wellington, Somerset.
1890 enters Royal Navy as an Assistant Clerk to Anson.
1891 promoted to Clerk.
1894 appointed Assistant Paymaster.
1903 promoted to Paymaster.
1907 promoted to Staff Paymaster.
1911 to Fleet Paymaster later renamed as Paymaster Commander.
1912 to Princess Royal.
1914 Battle of Heligoland Bight.
1915 Battle of Dogger Bank.
1916 Battle of Jutland, Heavily engaged during the Battle. Commended by Admiral Jellicoe for his services on the Dumaresq as the range finder.
1917 Mentioned in Despatches published in the London Gazette and also his Croix de Guerre.
1919 appointed to the Order of St. Michael and St. George. Posted to HMS Delhi against the Bolsheviks and including the Crew Mutiny. Commended for his services in the Baltic campaign.
1920 Invested for his CMG at Buckingham Palace.
1923 promoted Paymaster Captain.
1926 appointed Port Accountant Officer.
1928 promoted Paymaster Rear Admiral and retired.
1939-45 serves as a Special Constable in the Home guard.
1947 Dies at his home in Frenchaye.
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