Admiral of the Fleet
Sir william henry dudley boyle,
G.C.B.
the earl of cork and orrery


Updated 18-Oct-2007

Admiral of the Fleet Sir William Henry Dudley Boyle, The Earl of Cork and Orrery


Personal Details
Event Date / details Source
Date of Birth 30 November 1873 1
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Profession of father    
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Date of Marriage    
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Place of Burial    


Rank History
Rank Date attained Source
Entered Service 15 January 1887  
Lieutenant 1 October 1895  
Commander 31 December 1906  
Captain 30 June 1913  
Rear-Admiral 1 November 1923  
Vice-Admiral 12 June 1928  
Admiral 1 November 1932  
Admiral of the Fleet 21 January 1938  


Honours and Knighthoods
Honour or Knighthood Date awarded Date Gazetted Source
       
Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (G.C.B.)      


Rewards & Distinctions
 
 


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Special Attainments or Qualifications
 
 


Service / Appointments History
Ship Station Date of
appointment
Date of
discharge
Cause Source
           
           


Reports
Source: ADM 196/
Date of Report General Conduct Ability Professional knowledge, specifying any particular branch Whether temperate habits Special knowledge or acquirements (Languages, Drawing, & c.) Remarks, mentioning any special defects or high qualifications as regards Zeal, Judgment, Physical Qualities, & c., and if specially recommended for advancement. Remarks
               
   


Special Reports or Service
Source: ADM 196/
 
 


Captain's Confidential Reports
Source: ADM 196/89 -Captain's Confidential Report
Date
Remarks Reporting Officer
     
     


Commander's Confidential Reports
Source: ADM 196/
Date
Remarks Reporting Officer
     
     


Sources
1 ADM 196/89 - Captain's Confidential Report National Archives
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3 London Gazette (various dates) www.gazettes-online.co.uk