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
HARWOOD, Sir Henry (1888-1950), Admiral

Service biography
RN midshipman 1904; World War I 1914-1918; Imperial Defence College 1931-1932; Cdre commanding South America Div and HMS EXETER 1936-1939; World War II 1939-1945; promoted to R Adm commanding South America Div following action against GRAF SPEE, Dec 1939; Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty and Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff 1940-1942; Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean 1942; Commander-in-Chief Levant 1943; Flag Officer commanding Orkney and Shetlands 1944-1945; retired medically unfit 1945

Papers
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON: The Department of Sound Records holds a recording of an interview with Harwood

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