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In October, 1911, Rear-Admiral King-Hall left the Admiralty to hoist his flag as Rear-Admiral in the Second Division of the Home Fleet.<ref>King-Hall Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 42.</ref>  Captain [[Alexander Ludovic Duff|Alexander L. Duff]] was announced as his replacement,<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Thursday, 7 September, 1911.  Issue '''39684''', col G, p. 2.</ref> and was appointed to ''President'' for Special Service at the Admiralty on 3 October.<ref>Duff Service RecordThe National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 80.</ref> He does not appear to have been formally appointed as D.N.M., however.
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In October, 1911, Rear-Admiral King-Hall left the Admiralty to hoist his flag as Rear-Admiral in the Second Division of the Home Fleet.<ref>King-Hall Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 42.</ref>  Captain [[Alexander Ludovic Duff|Alexander L. Duff]] was announced as his replacement on 6 September,<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Thursday, 7 September, 1911.  Issue '''39684''', col G, p. 2.</ref> and was formally appointed Director of Naval Mobilisation on 19 October.<ref>Naval Mobilisation Department. Distribution of WorkOctober 1911.  In docket entitled "Distribution of Work of Admiralty War Staff" dated 25 March, 1912.  ADM 1/8272.</ref>
  
 
==Directors of Naval Mobilisation==
 
==Directors of Naval Mobilisation==
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*Rear-Admiral [[Herbert Goodenough King-Hall|Herbert G. King-Hall]], 11 October, 1909.<ref>King-Hall Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 42.</ref>
 
*Rear-Admiral [[Herbert Goodenough King-Hall|Herbert G. King-Hall]], 11 October, 1909.<ref>King-Hall Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 42.</ref>
*Captain [[Alexander Ludovic Duff|Alexander L. Duff]], 3 October, 1911.<ref>Duff Service Record. The National ArchivesADM 196/42f. 80.</ref>
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*Captain [[Alexander Ludovic Duff|Alexander L. Duff]], 3 October, 1911.<ref>Naval Mobilisation Department. Distribution of WorkOctober 1911In docket entitled "Distribution of Work of Admiralty War Staff" dated 25 March, 1912. ADM 1/8272.</ref>
  
 
==Assistant Directors==
 
==Assistant Directors==
===Mobilisation===
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===Head of Manning Division===
 
*Captain [[Michael Culme-Seymour, Fourth Baronet|Michael Culme-Seymour]], 11 October, 1909.<ref>Culme-Seymour Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 477.</ref>
 
*Captain [[Michael Culme-Seymour, Fourth Baronet|Michael Culme-Seymour]], 11 October, 1909.<ref>Culme-Seymour Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 477.</ref>
 
*Captain [[Osmond de Beauvoir Brock|Osmond de B. Brock]], 29 November, 1910.<ref>Brock Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/43.  f. 49.</ref>
 
*Captain [[Osmond de Beauvoir Brock|Osmond de B. Brock]], 29 November, 1910.<ref>Brock Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/43.  f. 49.</ref>
===War===
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===Head of War Division===
 
*Captain [[George Cuthbert Cayley|George C. Cayley]], 11 October, 1909.<ref>Cayley Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 428.</ref>
 
*Captain [[George Cuthbert Cayley|George C. Cayley]], 11 October, 1909.<ref>Cayley Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 428.</ref>
 
*Captain [[Sydney Robert Fremantle|Sydney R. Fremantle]], 1 January, 1910.<ref>Fremantle Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 473.</ref>
 
*Captain [[Sydney Robert Fremantle|Sydney R. Fremantle]], 1 January, 1910.<ref>Fremantle Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42.  f. 473.</ref>

Revision as of 12:55, 3 October 2012

In October, 1911, Rear-Admiral King-Hall left the Admiralty to hoist his flag as Rear-Admiral in the Second Division of the Home Fleet.[1] Captain Alexander L. Duff was announced as his replacement on 6 September,[2] and was formally appointed Director of Naval Mobilisation on 19 October.[3]

Directors of Naval Mobilisation

Dates of appointment given:

Assistant Directors

Head of Manning Division

Head of War Division

Footnotes

  1. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 7 September, 1911. Issue 39684, col G, p. 2.
  3. Naval Mobilisation Department. Distribution of Work. October 1911. In docket entitled "Distribution of Work of Admiralty War Staff" dated 25 March, 1912. ADM 1/8272.
  4. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  5. Naval Mobilisation Department. Distribution of Work. October 1911. In docket entitled "Distribution of Work of Admiralty War Staff" dated 25 March, 1912. ADM 1/8272.
  6. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 477.
  7. Brock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  8. Cayley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 428.
  9. Fremantle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 473.
  10. Hope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 44.

Bibliography

  • Naval Staff, Training and Staff Duties Division (1929). The Naval Staff of the Admiralty. Its Work and Development. B.R. 1845 (late C.B. 3013). Copy at The National Archives. ADM 234/434.