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
PACKER, Sir Herbert Annesley (1894-1962), Admiral

Service biography
Joined RN 1907; World War I 1914-1918, in HMAS AUSTRALIA, Pacific, and HMS WARSPITE, Grand Fleet; Naval Attache, Athens, Ankara and Belgrade 1937-1939; commanded HMS CALCUTTA 1939-1940; HMS MANCHESTER 1940-1941; Capt, Gunnery School, Whale Island, Portsmouth 1941-1943; Capt, HMS WARSPITE 1943; Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean 1944; R Adm commanding 2 Cruiser Sqn 1946-1948; Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty and Chief of Supplies and Transport 1948-1950; Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic Station 1950-1952; retired 1953

Papers
CHURCHILL ARCHIVES CENTRE, CHURCHILL COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Papers, mainly letters home 1912-1952 (ref: PCKR)

Publications
Joy Packer (widow): Deep as the sea (Eyre Methuen, London, 1976; biography based on the correspondence held in the Churchill Archives Centre)

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