King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

Name
ARBUTHNOT, Sir Geoffrey Schomberg (1885-1957), Admiral

Service biography
Joined RN 1910; cadet, HMS BRITANNIA; World War I 1914-1918; Naval Member of Ordnance Committee, Woolwich 1927-1929; commanding cruiser HMS SUFFOLK 1929-1931; Deputy Director of Training 1932-1933; Director of Training and Staff Duties, Admiralty 1933-1934; commanding destroyer flotillas, Home Fleet 1934-1935; commanding HMS VALIANT 1935-1937; Fourth Sea Lord and Chief of Supplies and Transport 1937-1941; Commander-in-Chief, West Indies 1941-1942; Chairman, Honours and Awards Committee 1942-1945; retired 1945

Papers
No papers have been traced

Publications

Index terms
SUBJECTS
PLACES
NAMES R Adm C F Schomberg (grandfather)

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