Chief of Staff, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron

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Chief of Staff, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Department of Admiralty
Reports toVice-Admiral Commanding, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderCommodore 2nd Class Roger J. B. Keys
Formation1915-1916

The Chief of Staff, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron was a former senior operational appointment of the British Royal Navy from February, 1915 to August 1917 . The office holder served as the principal staff officer to Vice-Admiral Commanding, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron until June 1916.[1] In August 1917 the Eastern Mediterranean Squadron was re designated the British Aegean Squadron at which point this office was abolished.

Office Holders

Post holders included:[2]

Chief of Staff, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron
Rank Flag Name Term
1 Commodore 2nd Class Commodore 2nd class command flag RN from 1864.png Roger J. B. Keys February, 1915 - 19 June 1916.[3]

Footnotes

  1. Corbett, Sir Julian (1920–1938). "Royal Navy - Naval Operations, Volume 2". www.naval-history.net. London, England: Longmans Green. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  2. Harley and Lovell
  3. Corbett