Charles Henry Lawrence Woodhouse

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Admiral Charles Henry Lawrence Woodhouse, C.B., K.C.B. (9 July, 1893 – 23 September, 1978) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Woodhouse was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1915.[1]

Woodhouse was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1923.[2]

Woodhouse was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1927.[3]

Woodhouse was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1934.[4]

Woodhouse was appointed captain of the cruiser Ajax on 9 October, 1937.[5]

Woodhouse was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1944.[6]

Woodhouse was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 21 January, 1948.[7]

He retired on 15 August, 1950 and was promoted to the rank of Admiral (retired) on 26 January, 1952.[8]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Colin S. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. Ajax
9 Oct, 1937[9] – 22 Apr, 1940
Succeeded by
Edward D. B. McCarthy
Preceded by
Arthur F. E. Palliser
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies
1948 – 1950
Succeeded by
Geoffrey N. Oliver

Footnotes

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  5. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 254.
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  8. Uboat.net page on the man.
  9. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 254.