Paymaster Director-General

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Office of the
Paymaster Director-General
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Department of Admiralty
AbbreviationPDG
Reports toSecond Sea Lord
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorPaymaster-in-Chief
Formation1918
First holderPaymaster-in-Chief: Sir John H. G. Chapple.
Final holderRear-Admiral (S): Sir William Evelyn Hatten Jolly.
Abolished1944
SuccessionDirector-General Supply and Secretariat Branch

he Paymaster Director-General was a senior Royal Navy appointment from 6 March, 1918 to 26 October, 1944. The office holder administered the Accountant Branch.[1]

Office Holders

Included:

  1. Paymaster-in-Chief Sir John H. G. Chapple, 6 March, 1918 - 1 July, 1918.[2]
  2. Paymaster Rear-Admiral William M. C. B. Whyte, 1 July, 1918 - 3 July 1923.[3]
  3. Paymaster Rear-Admiral Charles F. Pollard, 3 July 1923 - 1 July 1926.[4]
  4. Paymaster Rear-Admiral Sir (Henry Wilfred) Eldon Manisty, 1 July 1926 - 1 July 1932.
  5. Paymaster Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Ferdinand Murray, 1 July 1932 - 10 July 1933.
  6. Paymaster Rear-Admiral Sir Henry William Woodward, 10 July 1933 - 10 July 1936.
  7. Paymaster Rear-Admiral Sir Arthur (Foster) Strickland, 10 July 1936 - 10 July 1939.
  8. Paymaster Rear-Admiral Sir David Sidney Lambert, 10 July 1939 - 10 July 1942.[5]
  9. Paymaster Rear-Admiral Sir William Evelyn Hatten Jolly, 10 July 1942 - 26 October 1944, (later Rear-Admiral (S)).[6]

Footnotes

  1. Harley, Simon (13 June 2018). "Accountant Branch (Royal Navy) - The Dreadnought Project". dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
  2. Harley and Lovell (13 June 2018). Accountant Branch. Royal Navy. Paymaster Directors-General.
  3. Harley and Lovell (13 June 2018). Accountant Branch. Royal Navy. Paymaster Directors-General.
  4. Harley and Lovell (13 June 2018). Accountant Branch. Royal Navy. Paymaster Directors-General.
  5. Watson, Dr Graham (19 September 2015). "Royal Navy Organisation in World War 2, 1939-1945". www.naval-history.net. Gordon Smith. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
  6. Watson. 19 September 2015.