Randolph Stewart Gresham Nicholson

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Admiral (retired) SIR Randolph Stewart Gresham Nicholson, K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N. (16 December, 1892 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Nicholson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1916.

Nicholson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1924.

Nicholson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1928.

Nicholson was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1934.[Fact Check]

World WAr II

Nicholson was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 July, 1943.

Nicholson was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 4 January, 1948.

Nicholson was placed on the Retired List on 15 March, 1950 and promoted to the rank of Admiral on 15 January, 1951.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur W. La T. Bisset
as Captain of H.M.S. Ark Royal
Captain of H.M.S. Pegasus
28 Mar, 1935[1]
Succeeded by
Richard Shelley
Preceded by
Clement Moody
Captain of H.M.S. Curacoa
10 Jan, 1936 – 11 Jan, 1937
Succeeded by
Edward D. B. McCarthy
Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. Somali
1 Dec, 1938 – 31 May, 1940
Succeeded by
Lionel P. Skipwith
Preceded by
Victor H. Danckwerts
Captain (D), Sixth Destroyer Flotilla
1 Dec, 1938 – 31 May, 1940
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
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Flag Officer and Admiral Superintendent, Ceylon
11 Sep, 1943[2]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 260.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1943). p. 809.