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
TYRWHITT, Sir Reginald Yorke (1870-1951), Admiral of the Fleet

Service biography
Lt, HMS CLEOPATRA, Nicuragua 1894; Cdre in command of Destroyer Flotillas, 1 Fleet 1913; World War I 1914-1918; commanded Destroyer Flotillas at Heligoland Bight, Aug and Dec 1914; Dogger Bank 1915; commanded 3 Light Cruiser Sqn, Mediterranean 1921-1922; Commanding Officer, Coast of Scotland 1923-1925; Commander-in-Chief, China Station 1927-1929; Commander-in-Chief, The Nore 1930-1933; Admiral of the Fleet 1934; retired 1939

Papers
PRIVATE POSSESSION: Family retain correspondence, chiefly letters home, World War I (C Cook, Sources, Vol 2, 1975)

Publications

Index terms
SUBJECTS
PLACES
NAMES Adm Sir St John (Reginald Joseph) Tyrwhitt (son)

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