George Knightley Chetwode

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Admiral SIR George Knightley Chetwode, K.C.B., C.B.E., Royal Navy (10 December, 1877 – 11 March, 1957) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Chetwode was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in December, 1899.[1]

Chetwode was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1912.[2]

Chetwode was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1917.[3]

Chetwode was appointed in command of the battleship Queen Elizabeth in May, 1925.

In March, 1926, Chetwode was appointed in command of the battleship Warspite.

Chetwode was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 13 June, 1928.[4]

Chetwode was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 4 January, 1933.[5]

Chetwode was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 22 July, 1936 and was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 19 August.[6]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Chetwode Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 15.
  3. Chetwode Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  4. Chetwode Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  5. Chetwode Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  6. Chetwode Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 743.
  8. "Naval and Military" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 11 September, 1923. Issue 43443, col A, p. 20.
  9. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. "Naval, Military, and Air Force" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 16 September, 1929. Issue 45309, col C, p. 7.
  12. Mentioned as predecessor in Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 231.

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