George Ommanney Willes

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Admiral George Ommanney Willes, G.C.B. (19 June, 1823 – 18 February 1901) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Willes was promoted to the rank of Captain on 10 May, 1856.[1]

Willes was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 11 June, 1874.[2]

Willes was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 1 February, 1879.[3]

Willes was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 27 March, 1885.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Commander-in-Chief, China Station
?
Succeeded by
Sir Charles F. A. Shadwell
Preceded by
Sir Geoffrey T. Phipps Hornby
Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth Station
28 Nov, 1885[5] – Jun, 1888
Succeeded by
Sir John E. Commerell

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 419.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 419.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 419.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 419.
  5. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 85.