Rear-Admiral, Second-in-Command, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron

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Rear-Admiral, Second-in-Command, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Department of Admiralty
Reports toVice-Admiral Commanding, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderCecil Thursby
Formation1915-1917

The Rear-Admiral, Second-in-Command, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron was a former senior operational appointment of the British Royal Navy from March 1915 to August 1917 . The office holder served as the principal deputy to Vice-Admiral Commanding, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron. In August 1917 the Eastern Mediterranean Squadron was re designated the British Aegean Squadron at which point this office was abolished.[1]

Office Holders

Post holders included:[2]

Rear-Admiral, Second-in-Command, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron
Rank Flag Name Term
1 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Cecil Thursby March - June 1915
2 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Stuart Nicholson June 1915 – July, 1915
3 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Arthur Christian July, 1915 – February, 1916
4 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Sydney Fremantle February, 1916 – 27 July 1916
5 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Arthur Hayes-Sadler 27 July 1916 – 25 August 1917

Footnotes

  1. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (18 July 2017). "Eastern Mediterranean Squadron (Royal Navy) - The Dreadnought Project". dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 24 July 2019.
  2. Harley and Lovell