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Hornby, Windham Mark Phipps, Commander, (b 1896)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0064 PHI/301-307
Held at: National Maritime Museum
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Full title: Hornby, Windham Mark Phipps, Commander, (b 1896)
Date(s): [1909-1914]
Level of description: Subfonds
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Extent: 1ft; 30cm
Name of creator(s): Hornby | Windham Mark Phipps | b 1896 | Commander RN


Administrative/Biographical history:

Son of Admiral R.S. Phipps Hornby (q.v.), W.M. Phipps Hornby entered the Navy in 1909. After his time at the Royal Naval Colleges at Osborne and Dartmouth and in the training ship Cumberland, he was appointed midshipman in 1914 in the Hampshire, moving to the Warspite in 1915. He was promoted to sub-lieutenant in 1916, joined the Ramillies in 1917, was promoted to lieutenant in 1918, to lieutenant-commander in 1925 and retired in 1932


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Windham Mark Phipps Hornby. Some of them relate to his cadet days, and are mostly printed magazines and programmes; there are also two gunnery notebooks, 1914, and a report on the organization of the Ramillies. The collection contains some items relating to other members of the family.

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Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue online at the: National Maritime Museum website .

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were presented by Commander Phipps Hornby in 1955 and 1958.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Edited by Sarah Drewery, Jul 2011.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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