1880 – Born on the 16th of January.
1894 – He served in the Grand Fleet during the First World War.
1925 – He commanded the boys’ training establishment at Forton.
1928 – He was appointed Director of Operations Division at the Admiralty.
1931 – He became the Director of Naval Equipment.
1941 – He commanded Western Approaches from his headquarters at Derby House.
1942 – He was the Head of British Naval Delegation in Washington DC.
1945 – He retired from the navy and was appointed Rear-Admiral of the United Kingdom.