Albert Lawrence Poland

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Vice-Admiral SIR Albert Lawrence Poland, K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O.*, D.S.C. (18 June, 1895 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of retired Lt. Albert Edwin Poland, R.N..[1]

Poland was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 April, 1917.[2]

Poland was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 April, 1925.[3]

He commanded Seamew upon transferring to her in 1927 to 21 June, 1929.[4]

Poland was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1931.[5]

World War II

Poland was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1939.[6]

Poland was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 10 July, 1948.[7]

Poland was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 15 August, 1951. He was placed on the Retired List on 16 December, 1954.[8]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John R. P. Thompson
Captain of H.M.S. Robin
1 Feb, 1927[9] – mid 1927[10]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Arthur F. C. Layard
Captain of H.M.S. Vivacious
27 Oct, 1932[11] – Apr, 1933[12]
Succeeded by
Francis Douglas-Watson
Preceded by
Francis Douglas-Watson
Captain of H.M.S. Delight
1 Apr, 1933 – 30 May, 1935[13]
Succeeded by
Stephen H. T. Arliss
Preceded by
George R. H. Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Liverpool
10 Jan, 1941 – Feb, 1941
Succeeded by
Reginald C. Haskett-Smith

Footnotes

  1. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  2. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  3. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  4. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  5. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  6. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  7. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  8. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  9. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  10. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  11. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  12. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.
  13. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/147. f. 147.