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

POWER, Sir Arthur John (1889-1960), Admiral of the Fleet

Service biography
Cdr, HMS EXCELLENT Gunnery School, Portsmouth 1935-1937; Cdr, HMS ARK ROYAL 1938-1940; World War II 1939-1945; Lord Commissioner, Admiralty and Assistant Chief of Naval Staff 1940-1942; Cdr, 15 Cruiser Sqn 1942; Flag Officer in charge of Malta 1943; Second in Command, Eastern Fleet 1944; Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station 1945; Second Sea Lord and Chairman of Naval Personnel 1946-1948; Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean 1948-1950; Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth 1950-1952; Naval Commander-in-Chief, Home (designate) 1951-1952; Allied Commander-in-Chief, Channel and Southern North Sea Command 1952

SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY: The papers of AF Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma include correspondence with Power relating to South East Asia Command 1944-1945 (ref: MB1/C95, C229); the Mountbatten papers also include personal correspondence 1946-1948 (ref: MB1/E130)


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