Frederick Shirley Litchfield-Speer
Early Life & Career
Litchfield-Speer was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 5 April, 1922, vice Crampton. He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 6 April. He died aged forty-nine on 30 May on the way to Redhill Hospital, Reigate, having fallen ill after going to the Derby with his wife and Captain Willis of the Admiralty. Cause of death was stated at the the inquest to be "the acute inflammatory condition of the lungs."
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- "News in Brief" (News in Brief). The Times. Friday, 2 June, 1922. Issue 43047, col G, pg. 5.
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- The National Archives. ADM 196/89.
- The National Archives. ADM 196/43.