Angus MacLeod

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Admiral Angus MacLeod, C.V.O., Royal Navy (11 June, 1847 – 29 April, 1920) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

MacLeod was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 20 July, 1868.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 14 October, 1881.[2] On 26 March, 1883, he was appointed in command of the gun vessel Algerine. He stayed in her until being appoint to Excellent, additional, on 6 February, 1885.[3]

MacLeod was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1888.[4]

He commissioned the third class protected cruiser Pallas on 30 June, 1891.[5]

He was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Gibraltar on 1 November 1894 and remained in her for a little over one year.[6]

Immediately thereafter, he was appointed in command of the battleship Empress of India on 12 December 1895,[7] and of the battleship Jupiter on 8 June, 1897.[8]

MacLeod was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria dated 11 July, 1899, vice Bainbridge.[9]

He was reappointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp, to King Edward VII, on 25 February, 1901.[10]

Flag Rank

MacLeod was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 11 August, 1901.[11]

He hoisted his flag as Senior Officer on the Coast of Ireland on 1 February, 1904.[12] On the occasion of the King's visit to Ireland he was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) on 5 May.[13]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 4 December, 1905, vice Bosanquet.[14]

MacLeod was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 1 January, 1910, vice Henderson.[15] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 22 July.[16]

He died on 29 April, 1920, at 87 Victoria Street, London, aged seventy-three. His funeral took place at Brookwood Cemetery on 3 May.[17]

Bibliography

  • "Death of Admiral A. MacLeod" (News in Brief). The Times. Saturday, 1 May, 1920. Issue 42399, col B, p. 11.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Pallas
30 Jun, 1891[18][19] – 6 Sep, 1894[20]
Succeeded by
Richard P. Humpage
Preceded by
Andrew K. Bickford
Captain of H.M.S. Gibraltar
1 Nov, 1894[21] – 18 Jun, 1895[22]
Succeeded by
Harry F. Hughes-Hallett
Preceded by
Charles J. Barlow
Captain of H.M.S. Empress of India
12 Dec, 1895[23] – 7 Jun, 1897[24]
Succeeded by
Charles Campbell
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Jupiter
8 Jun, 1897[25][26] – 25 Sep, 1898[27]
Succeeded by
Charles J. Barlow
Preceded by
Robert F. Hammick
Captain of the Medway Fleet Reserve
23 Oct, 1898[28]
Succeeded by
William C. C. Forsyth
Preceded by
William H. May
Director of Naval Ordnance and Torpedoes
17 Apr, 1901[29] – 1 Jan, 1904[30]
Succeeded by
Henry D. Barry
Preceded by
Edmund F. Jeffreys
Senior Officer on the Coast of Ireland
1 Feb, 1904[31][32] – 1 Mar, 1906[33]
Succeeded by
George F. King-Hall

Footnotes

  1. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 855.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25027. p. 5141. 18 October, 1881.
  3. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 855.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 25837. p. 3826. 13 July, 1888.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 1 July, 1891. Issue 33365, col F, p. 10.
  6. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  7. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 24 May, 1897. Issue 35211, col E, p. 12.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 27100. p. 4445. 18 July, 1899.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 27289. p. 1417. 26 February, 1901.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 27349. p. 5669. 27 August, 1901.
  12. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 2 February, 1904. Issue 37306, col D, p. 4.
  13. The London Gazette: no. 27675. p. 3000. 10 May, 1904.
  14. The London Gazette: no. 27861. p. 8812. 8 December, 1905.
  15. The London Gazette: no. 28325. p. 30. 4 January, 1910.
  16. The London Gazette: no. 28400. p. 5396. 26 July, 1910.
  17. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Saturday, 1 May, 1920. Issue 42399, col B, p. 1.
  18. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 1 July, 1891. Issue 33365, col F, p. 10.
  19. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  20. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  21. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  22. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  23. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  24. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  25. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 24 May, 1897. Issue 35211, col E, p. 12.
  26. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  27. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  28. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  29. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  30. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  31. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 2 February, 1904. Issue 37306, col D, p. 4.
  32. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.
  33. MacLeod Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 824.