Admiral
The Honourable Sir Matthew Robert Best
K.C.B., D.S.O., M.V.O.



Personal Details
Date of Birth18 June 1878
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Date Retired14 January 1939
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Rank History
RankDate attainedSource
Naval Cadet15 January 1892ADM 196-90 Captain's Confidential Report
Lieutenant01 April 1900ADM 196-90 Captain's Confidential Report
Commander31 December 1911ADM 196-90 Captain's Confidential Report
Captain31 December 1916Navy List Aug 1938
Rear-Admiral12 February 1928Navy List Aug 1938
Vice-Admiral13 October 1932Navy List Aug 1938
Admiral19 June 1936Navy List Aug 1938