Admiral of the Fleet
Sir William Henry May
G.C.B., G.C.V.O.



Personal Details
Date of Birth31 July 1849
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Date Retired31 July 1919
Date of Death07 October 1930
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Rank History
RankDate attainedSource
Naval Cadet09 June 1863Naval Recorder 1908
Sub-Lieutenant29 March 1869Naval Recorder 1908
Lieutenant07 September 1871Naval Recorder 1908
Commander09 March 1881Naval Recorder 1908
Captain09 May 1887Navy List Apr 1919
Rear-Admiral28 March 1901Navy List Apr 1919
Vice-Admiral29 June 1905Navy List Apr 1919
Admiral05 November 1908Navy List Apr 1919
Admiral of the Fleet20 March 1913Navy List Apr 1919