Arthur Lumley St. George Lyster

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Admiral (retired) SIR Arthur Lumley St. George Lyster, K.C.B., C.B.E., C.V.O., D.S.O., R.N. (27 April, 1888 – 4 August, 1957) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Coleshill, the son of Dr. A. L. Lyster.

Lyster was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1909.

Lyster served as gunnery officer in the battleship Glory from the Test Mobilisation until she paid off on 10 April, 1916.

Lyster was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1917.

Post-War

Lyster was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1921.

Lyster was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1928.

World War II

Lyster was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 August, 1939.

Lyster was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 29 October, 1942.

Lyster was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 27 July, 1945 and was then promoted to the rank of Admiral (retired) on 25 September, 1945.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Eric R. Bent
Captain of H.M.S. Danae
Jan, 1932 – 19 Jun, 1932
Succeeded by
Charles H. Knox-Little
Preceded by
John Brooke
Captain of H.M.S. Despatch
15 Nov, 1932 – 2 Jan, 1933
Succeeded by
The Hon. Edmund R. Drummond
Preceded by
Charles W. V. T. S. Lepper
Captain of H.M.S. Wallace
11 Jan, 1933[1]
Succeeded by
Walter J. B. Handley
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Exmouth
? – 30 Apr, 1935
Succeeded by
Harold M. Burrough
Preceded by
Geoffrey R. S. Watkins
Captain (D), Fifth Destroyer Flotilla
11 Nov, 1932 – 30 Apr, 1935
Succeeded by
Harold M. Burrough
Preceded by
Denham M. T. Bedford
Captain of Chatham Gunnery School
1 May, 1935 – 4 May, 1936
Succeeded by
Arthur D. Read
Preceded by
Bruce A. Fraser
Captain of H.M.S. Glorious
7 Dec, 1937 – 12 Apr, 1939
Succeeded by
Guy D'Oyly-Hughes
Preceded by
Sir Guy C. C. Royle
Fifth Sea Lord
1941 – 1942
Succeeded by
Sir Denis W. Boyd

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 290.