Cecil Halliday Jepson Harcourt

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Admiral SIR Cecil Halliday Jepson Harcourt, G.B.E., K.C.B., R.N. (11 April, 1892 – 19 December, 1959) served in the Royal Navy.

In April 1913, he altered his last name to Harcourt Morris. In May 1920, he altered it back to Harcourt.

Life & Career

Harcourt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1913.

Post-War

Harcourt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1921.

Harcourt was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1926.

Harcourt was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1933.

In 1935, Harcourt was nominated to succeed Austen Gerald Lilley for loan to the Royal Australian Navy.[1]

World War II

Harcourt was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 28 July, 1942.

Harcourt was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 1 February, 1946.

Harcourt was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 22 June, 1949.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ralph G. H. Izat
Captain of H.M.S. Wivern
Apr, 1922[2]c. 27 Jun, 1925
Succeeded by
Philip H. Calderon
Preceded by
Richard Harter
Captain of H.M.S. Vidette
29 Dec, 1925[3]
Succeeded by
Arthur V. Hemming
Preceded by
Hamilton E. Snepp
Captain of H.M.S. Wessex
31 Dec, 1931[4]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Philip E. Phillips
as Captain of H.M.S. Stuart
Captain of H.M.A.S. Stuart
16 Oct, 1935[5]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton
Naval Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty
1944 – 1945
Succeeded by
Claud B. Barry
Preceded by
Sir Arthur J. Power
Second Sea Lord
1948 – 1950
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Sir Henry R. Moore
Commander-in-Chief at the Nore
1950 – 1952
Succeeded by
Sir Cyril E. Douglas-Pennant

Footnotes

  1. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 290.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 282a.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 291.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 298.