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
KING, Edward Leigh Stuart (1889-1971), Admiral

Service biography
Joined RN 1903; World War I 1914-1918; Gunnery Officer, HMS SOUTHAMPTON 1914; Gunnery Officer, HMS ERIN; Cdr, HMS REPULSE, during Prince of Wales' African and South American tour 1925; Flag Capt, HMS COVENTRY, Mediterranean 1930-1931; Director of Plans, Admiralty 1933-1935; commanding HMS DESPATCH 1937; Chief of Staff to Adm Sir Charles Forbes, Commander-in-Chief Home Fleet 1938; Aide-de-camp to the King 1938; commanding Cruiser Sqn, Mediterranean 1940-1941; Lord Commissioner of Admiralty and Assistant Chief of Naval Staff 1941-1942; Principal Liaison Officer, Allied Navies 1943-1944; retired 1944

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