Francis Albert George Oakley

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Gunner Francis Albert George Oakley, R.N. (25 January, 1876 – 1 November, 1914) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Oakley was granted the rank of Gunner on 2 August, 1902 and confirmed in the rank on 23 July, 1903.

Oakley commanded H.M.S. Seamew from 14 October, 1910 until he was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 026 on 30 January, 1913.[1]

In August, 1914, Oakley was appointed to the armoured cruiser Good Hope. He would die when she was sunk in the Battle of Coronel on 1 November, 1914.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James H. Chapman
Captain of H.M. T.B. 026
30 Jan, 1913[2] – Aug, 1914
Succeeded by
James Hill


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 401a.