Henry Jack Egerton

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Vice-Admiral Henry Jack Egerton, C.B., R.N., Retired (29 March, 1892 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Egerton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 May, 1914.

Post-War

Egerton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 May, 1922.

Egerton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1927.

Egerton was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1934.

World War II

Egerton was appointed in command of the light cruiser Bonaventure from 29 March, 1940 until she was torpedoed and lost on 31 March, 1941.

Egerton was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 January, 1944.

Egerton was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Vice-Admiral on 4 January, 1948.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Colin A. G. Hutchison
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
25 Jan, 1933 – Feb, 1933
Succeeded by
Albert J. Robertson
Preceded by
Albert J. Robertson
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
Jul, 1933 – 17 Jul, 1933
Succeeded by
Frank D. Morris
Preceded by
James Figgins
Captain of H.M.S. Bridgewater
16 Oct, 1936 – 1938
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Pelham A. Maitland
Captain of H.M.S. Despatch
28 Sep, 1938 – late 1938
Succeeded by
Allan Poland
Preceded by
Charles H. Allen
Captain of H.M.S. Enterprise
23 Aug, 1939 – 29 Mar, 1940
Succeeded by
John C. Annesley
Preceded by
Richard V. Symonds-Tayler
Captain of H.M.S. Berwick
16 Apr, 1943 – 8 Jan, 1944
Succeeded by
Norman V. Grace
Preceded by
Sir John A. V. Morse
Captain in Charge, Singapore
Apr, 1946[1] – Dec, 1947[2]
Succeeded by
Clifford Caslon

Footnotes

  1. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.