Alexander Noel Campbell Bingley

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Admiral SIR Alexander Noel Campbell Bingley, G.C.B., O.B.E. (15 February, 1905 – 28 September, 1972) served in the Royal Navy. He went by the name "Alec".

Life & Career

He was awarded the Robert Roxburgh Memorial Prize for being the Naval Cadet who obtained the highest place in the grand aggregate of marks in the Passing Out Examination at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.

He was also awarded the Henry Leigh Carslake Prize for an essay submitted as a Naval Observer for the Fleet Air Arm.

Bingley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1935.[1]

Bingley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1939.[2]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Philip C. L. Yorke
Deputy Director of the Naval Air Division
Feb, 1946
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Sir Edmund W. Anstice
as Fifth Sea Lord and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff
Fifth Sea Lord
Jun, 1954 – 1956
Succeeded by
Sir Manley L. Power
as Fifth Sea Lord and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff
Court Appointments
Preceded by
John P. L. Reid
Rear-Admiral of the United Kingdom
1966 – 1972
Succeeded by
Nigel S. Henderson


  1. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1944). p. 15.