Arthur Francis Eric Palliser

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Admiral SIR Arthur Francis Eric Palliser, K.C.B., D.S.C., Royal Navy (20 July, 1890 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Palliser entered the Navy as it was transitioning to the new training scheme for cadets and was sent directly to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth as part of the September 1905 intake term.

Palliser was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1911.[1]

In July, 1914, he was appointed to Tyne for command of reduced T.B.D.s..[2]

Inter-War

Palliser was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1919.[3]

Palliser was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1924.[4]

On 18 November, 1929, Palliser was appointed to Warspite, additional, as fleet gunnery officer. He was superseded in this role on 26 May, 1930.[5]

Palliser was appointed in command of the battlecruiser Tiger on 15 May, 1931 and was promoted to the rank of Captain shortly thereafter, on 30 June, 1931.[6]

On 20 November, 1936, Palliser was appointed to Cumberland, additional, as a Commodore, Second Class to serve as Chief of Staff to Command-in-Chief, China, vice Attwood.

World War II

Palliser was appointed in command of the battleship Malaya in May, 1940.[7]

Palliser was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 July, 1941.[8]

Palliser was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 7 February, 1944.[9]

Palliser was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 16 May, 1947.[10]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John F. H. Cole
Captain of H.M.S. Albacore
Aug, 1914[11] – late 1914
Succeeded by
Percy J. Helyar
Preceded by
Robert R. Turner
Captain of H.M.S. Leander
Apr, 1935[12] – Nov, 1936[13]
Succeeded by
James W. Rivett-Carnac
Preceded by
Harold M. Burrough
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
19 Dec, 1938[14] – 15 May, 1940[15]
Succeeded by
Eric J. P. Brind
Preceded by
Ion B. B. Tower
Captain of H.M.S. Malaya
25 May, 1940[16] – 3 May, 1941[17]
Succeeded by
Cuthbert Coppinger
Preceded by
Louis H. K. Hamilton
as Rear-Admiral Commanding, First Cruiser Squadron
Vice-Admiral Commanding, First Cruiser Squadron
1 Sep, 1943[18] – 7 Mar, 1944[19]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Frank H. Pegram
Fourth Sea Lord and Chief of Supplies and Transport
20 Mar, 1944[20] – 1946[21]
Succeeded by
Sir Douglas B. Fisher

Footnotes

  1. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  2. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  3. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  4. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  5. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  6. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  7. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  8. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  9. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  10. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  11. The Navy List. (September, 1914). p. 271.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  15. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  16. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  17. Coppinger succeeded him. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  18. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  19. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  20. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.
  21. Palliser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/290. f. 663.