Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, China Station

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Office of the Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, China Station
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Department of Admiralty
Reports toCommander-in-Chief, China Station
NominatorCommander-in-Chief, China Station
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderCaptain Reginald G.H.Henderson
Formation1919-1941

The Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, China Station. was a senior British Royal Navy appointment. He was the commander-in-chiefs principal staff officer providing administrative support from July 1919 to 1941 .[1]

History

The office was created in July 1919 the first incumbent of the office was Captain Reginald G.H.Henderson.[2] The Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, China Station, was the principal staff officer at China Station headquarters until 1941. The final office holder was Commodore FitzRoy Evelyn Patrick Hutton.[3]

Office Holders

Post holders included:[4]

  1. Captain Reginald G.H.Henderson: July 1919-June 1921
  2. Captain William M. James: June 1921-September 1922
  3. Commodore Argentine H. Alington: September 1922-October 1924
  4. Captain Walter J.C. Lake: October 1924-October1926
  5. Commodore Lawrence W. Braithwaite: October 1926-January 1928
  6. Captain James Wolfe Murray: January 1928-July 1929
  7. Captain Bertram H.Ramsay: July 1929-July 1931
  8. Commodore Geoffrey Layton: December 1931-January 1933
  9. Commodore George P. Thomson: January 1933-September 1934
  10. Commodore Frederic N. Attwood: September 1934-November 1936
  11. Commodore 2nd Class Arthur F.E.Palliser: November 1936-August 1938
  12. Commodore Rhoderick R. McGrigor: August 1938-August 1940
  13. Commodore FitzRoy Evelyn Patrick Hutton: August 1940-December 1941

References

  1. Mackie, Colin (January 2020). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). gulabin. C. Mackie. p.114. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  2. Mackie. Colin. Senior Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865. p.114.
  3. Mackie. Colin. Senior Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865. p.114.
  4. Mackie. Colin. Senior Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865. p.114.

Sources

  1. Mackie, Colin (January 2020). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). gulabin. C. Mackie. Retrieved 27 January 2020.