Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Fleet

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Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Fleet
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Preceding
post:
Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Fleet
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
Service Branch:Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
HQ:Colombo, Ceylon
Commands:Fleet HQ East Indies Fleet
Appointed by:First Lord of the Admiralty
Reports to:Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Fleet
Term:2-4 years
Established:22 November, 1944
First Holder:Rear-Admiral Malcolm Walter St Leger Searle
Abolished:1 November, 1946
Final Holder:Rear-Admiral Malcolm Walter St Leger Searle
Superintend's:Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Fleet

The Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Fleet was a senior Royal Navy flag officer appointment created on 22 November, 1944 until 1 November, 1946. The officer holder was the principal staff officer to the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Fleet.

Office Holders

Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Fleet
Rank Flag Name Term
1 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Malcolm Walter St Leger Searle 22 November 1944 – 1 November 1946.[1]

References

  1. "Searle, Rear-Adm. Malcolm Walter St Leger, (23 Dec. 1900–4 May 1994)". WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO (2020). Oxford: A & C Black and Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.u175356. Retrieved 23 September 2020.