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

GLADSTONE, Sir Gerald Vaughan (1901-1978), Admiral

Service biography
Entered RN 1915; World War I 1915-1918; HMS TIGER 1917; Lt, HMS HOOD 1923-1925; World War II 1939-1945; Executive Officer, HMS FIJI 1939-1941; commanding HMS PELICAN, Atlantic convoy escort and African landings 1941-1942; Assistant Director, Torpedoes and Mining Deputy, Admiralty 1942-1945; commanding HMS BLACK PRINCE, British Pacific Fleet 1945-1946; Capt of the Fleet, Mediterranean 1947-1949; commanding HMS VANGUARD 1949-1950; Cdre RN Barracks, Chatham 1950-1952; Vice Controller RN and Director Naval Equipment 1952-1953; Flag Officer Second in Command, Far Eastern Station and Flag Officer commanding 5 Cruiser Sqn 1953-1955; North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Commander, Allied Naval Forces, Northern Europe 1955-1957; Commander-in-Chief, Far Eastern Station 1957-1960; retired 1960

SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY: The papers of AF Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, include personal correspondence with Gladstone 1956 (ref: MB1/I180)


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