Herbert Goodenough King-Hall

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Admiral Sir Herbert G. King-Hall, c. 1917.
Photograph: © National Portrait Gallery, London.

Admiral SIR Herbert Goodenough King-Hall, K.C.B., C.V.O., D.S.O., LL.D., R.N. (15 March, 1862 – 20 October, 1936) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

For services rendered during the operations in Egypt, King-Hall was specially promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 18 November, 1882.[1]

King-Hall was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 January, 1895.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1900.[3]

He was appointed command of the King Alfred on 22 December, 1903.[4]

King-Hall was appointed Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence on 31 March, 1905.[5]

On the occasion of the King's birthday he was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 28 June, 1907.[6]

Flag Rank

King-Hall was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 22 June, 1909, vice Tillard.[7]

King-Hall was appointed Commander-in-Chief on the Cape of Good Hope Station on 28 December, 1912, and assumed command on 22 January, 1913.[8]

Great War

King-Hall was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 5 March, 1915, vice Jellicoe.[9]

On 1 January, 1916, he was appointed an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (K.C.B.).[10]

King-Hall was promoted to the rank of Admiral, vice Brock, on 25 August, 1918.[11]

Post-War

He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 May, 1922.[12]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir Herbert King-Hall" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 21 October, 1936. Issue 47511, col B, p. 16.
  • King-Hall, Admiral Sir Herbert, K.C.B., C.V.O., D.S.O., LL.D. (1926). Naval Memories and Traditions. London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd..

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George E. Patey
Rear-Admiral, Second Division, Home Fleet
19 Oct, 1911[13] – 29 Mar, 1912[14]
Succeeded by
Renamed Second Battle Squadron
Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George H. Hewett
Captain of H.M.S. Magpie
26 Aug, 1893[15]
Succeeded by
Henry V. W. Elliott
Preceded by
Algernon H. Anson
Captain of H.M.S. Hearty
26 Jan, 1899[16] – 21 Aug, 1900[17]
Succeeded by
William O. Story
Preceded by
Frederick L. Campbell
Captain of H.M.S. King Alfred
22 Dec, 1903[18] – 18 Apr, 1904[19]
Succeeded by
Godfrey H. B. Mundy
Preceded by
Alfred W. Paget
Captain of H.M.S. Endymion
19 Apr, 1904[20] – 30 Nov, 1904[21]
Succeeded by
William O. Boothby
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Cumberland
1 Dec, 1904[22][23] – 6 Feb, 1906[24]
Succeeded by
William O. Story
Preceded by
Stuart Nicholson
Head of Foreign Division
20 Mar, 1906[25] – 25 Jun, 1908[26]
Succeeded by
William L. Grant
Preceded by
Charles L. Ottley
Director of Naval Intelligence
1 Oct, 1907[27]
Succeeded by
Edmond J. W. Slade
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Indomitable
16 Apr, 1908[28][29] – 26 Jul, 1909[30]
Succeeded by
Charles Martin-de-Bartolomé
Preceded by
?
Director of the Mobilisation Department
11 Oct, 1909[31] – 8 Jan, 1912[32]
Succeeded by
Alexander L. Duff
as Director of the Mobilisation Division
Preceded by
Former Second Division, Home Fleet
Rear-Admiral, Second-in-Command, Second Battle Squadron
29 Mar, 1912[33] – 29 Oct, 1912[34]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Rosslyn E. Wemyss
Preceded by
Paul W. Bush
Commander-in-Chief, Cape of Good Hope Station
28 Dec, 1912[35] – 20 Dec, 1915[36]
Succeeded by
Sir Edward F. B. Charlton
Preceded by
Sir Frederic E. E. Brock
Admiral Commanding, Orkneys and Shetlands
28 Jan, 1918[37] – 1 Mar, 1919[38]
Succeeded by
Sir Robert J. Prendergast
as Vice-Admiral Commanding, Orkneys and Shetlands

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25169. p. 5173. 17 November, 1882.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26585. p. 7. 1 January, 1895.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27211. p. 4433. 17 July, 1900.
  4. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 9 March, 1905. Issue 37963, col A, p. 10.
  6. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28034. p. 4430. 28 June, 1907.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28262. p. 4767. 22 June, 1909.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 7.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 29094. p. 2365. 9 March, 1915.
  10. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29423. p. 79. 31 December, 1915.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 30881. p. 1039. 3 September, 1918.
  12. The London Gazette: no. 32695. p. 3625. 9 May, 1922.
  13. Duff Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  14. M. 11735/12. Copy in The National Archives. ADM 1/8271.
  15. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 233.
  16. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 21/42.
  17. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 283.
  18. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  19. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 283.
  20. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  21. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 283.
  22. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 298.
  23. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 283.
  24. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 283.
  25. Naval Intelligence Department. Distribution of Work.—April 1907. The National Archives. ADM 231/50. p. 3.
  26. Naval Intelligence Department. Distribution of Work.—April 1907. The National Archives. ADM 231/50. p. 3.
  27. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  28. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 17 April, 1908. Issue 38623, col E, p. 9.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 331.
  30. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  31. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  32. Date his successor appointed. Duff Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 80.
  33. M. 11735/12. Copy in The National Archives. ADM 1/8271.
  34. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  35. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  36. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  37. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  38. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.