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

GOODENOUGH, Sir William Edmund (1867-1945), Admiral

Service biography
Joined RN 1882; Cdr, RN College Dartmouth 1905-1907; World War I 1914-1918; commanding 2 Light Cruiser Sqn, Heligoland Bight 1914; Dogger Bank, Jan 1915; Jutland 1916; Superintendent, Chatham Dockyard 1918-1920; Commander-in-Chief, Africa Station 1920-1922; V Adm commanding Reserve Fleet 1923-1924; Commander-in-Chief, The Nore 1924-1927; First and Principal Naval Aide-de-camp to the King 1929-1930; retired 1930; President of the Royal Geographical Society 1930-1933

BRITISH LIBRARY, ORIENTAL AND INDIA OFFICE COLLECTIONS, LONDON: The papers of Lt Col Frederick Marshman Bailey include correspondence with Goodenough 1930-1940 (ref: MSS Eur F 157); RHODES HOUSE LIBRARY, OXFORD UNIVERSITY: The papers of Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard of Abinger, colonial governor, include correspondence with Goodenough (ref: MSS Lugard)


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