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
BEST, Matthew Robert (1878-1940), Vice Admiral

Service biography
World War I 1914-1918; battle of Jutland 1916; 1st Commanding Officer, HMS NELSON 1927; Cdre and Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet 1927-1929; Naval Aide-de-camp to the King 1927; R Adm commanding 2 Cruiser Sqn, Atlantic Fleet 1929-1931; Vice Admiral-in-Chief, Malta and Adm Superintendent Malta Dockyard 1931-1934; Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station 1934-1940

Papers
No papers have been traced

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