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My latest project is researching the holder of a BWM and bi-lingual VM Duo to: T.C. JUBBER. S.A.F.A.
All the normal ways via the National Archives, ANCESTRY etc. seem to be unsuccessful and I have the feeling I must go back to an archive in South Africa to find a trace of the man. Does anyone have suggestions as to where I could start?
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By my reckoning 197 men served as Flag Officers on the Active List of the Royal Navy from August, 1914 to November, 1918. Only a small number of those are well-known, and by no means not all of them served afloat or ashore but were unemployed or were placed straight onto the Retired List. If anyone has any photos of flag officers lurking that they'd like to "share", or any other material for that matter, I'd be very interested in having a look at it. The ultimate aim is to collate a biographical dictionary of British Flag Officers, online and in print.
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