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

DOMVILE, Sir Barry Edward (1878-1971), Admiral

Service biography
Joined RN 1892; Assistant Secretary, Committee of Imperial Defence 1912-1914; World War I commanding HMS MIRANDA, TIPPERARY, CENTAUR and CURACOA 1914-1918; Director, Plans Div, Admiralty 1920-1922; Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean Fleet 1922-1925; Commanding HMS ROYAL SOVEREIGN 1925-1926; Aide-de-camp to the King 1926-1927; Director of Naval Intelligence 1927-1930; Commanding 3 Cruiser Sqn, Mediterranean 1931-1932; President, RN College Greenwich and commanding RN War College 1932-1934; retired 1936

LHCMA : LIDDELL HART CENTRE FOR MILITARY ARCHIVES: The papers of Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant include correspondence 1937, relating to Domvile's book, later titled Look to your moat (ref: Bryant C46) NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, LONDON: Diaries 1894-1970 (72 volumes); autobiographical notes and press cuttings

: By and large (Hutchinson, London, 1936); Look to your moat: a discussion of the naval situation of Great Britain (Hutchinson, London, 1937); From Admiral to cabin boy (Boswell Publishing Co, London, 1947)

Index terms
NAMES Adm Sir Compton Edward Domvile (father)

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