Flag Officer, Western Mediterranean

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Office of the
Flag Officer, Western Mediterranean
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Admiralty
AbbreviationF.O.W.Med
Reports toCommander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Station
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
Precursor?
Formation1943
First holderRear-Admiral Charles Eric Morgan
Final holderVice-Admiral Sir Geoffrey John Audley Miles
Abolished1945
Succession?

The Flag Officer, Western Mediterranean was a senior British Royal Navy appointment created during World War Two. The office holder was responsible for the command of the naval command area Western Mediterranean.

Office Holders

Flag Officer, Western Mediterranean
Rank Flag Name Term Notes/Ref
1 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Charles Eric Morgan December, 1943 - January, 1944 [1]
2 Vice-Admiral Vice Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Sir Geoffrey John Audley Miles 15 July, 1944 - July, 1945 [2]

References

  1. Watson, Dr Graham (19 September 2015). "Royal Navy Orgnisation in World War 2, 1939-1945". www.naval-history.net. Gordon Smith. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  2. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "World War II unit histories & officers". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 16 September 2020.