Herbert James Ogilvy Millar

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Admiral Herbert James Ogilvy Millar, Royal Navy, Retired (3 February, 1866 – 6 June, 1934) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Millar was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1888.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1899.[2]

Captain

Millar was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1905.[3]

On 30 May, 1908, he was appointed in command of the armoured cruiser Essex.[4]

Millar was appointed Captain of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich on 8 December, 1910.[5]

He was appointed command of the pre-dreadnought Africa on 10 April, 1913.[6]

Millar was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 26 April, 1917.[7] He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 27 April.[8]

Retirement

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 6 April, 1922.[9] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on 25 October, 1926.[10]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral H. J. O. Millar" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 8 June, 1934. Issue 46775, col A, p. 19.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Norman G. Macalister
Captain of H.M.S. Torch
1 Apr, 1903[11]
Succeeded by
George C. Quayle
Preceded by
William Stokes Rees
Captain of H.M.S. Wallaroo
1 Jan, 1906[12] – 14 Apr, 1906[13]
Succeeded by
John J. W. Calderon
Preceded by
John B. Eustace
Captain of H.M.S. Fox
5 Feb, 1907[14] – 8 Jun, 1907[15]
Succeeded by
Allen T. Hunt
Preceded by
Alfred E. A. Grant
Captain of H.M.S. Forte
8 Jun, 1907[16] – 30 May, 1908[17]
Succeeded by
John F. E. Green
Preceded by
Robert F. Scott
Captain of H.M.S. Essex
30 May, 1908[18] – 24 Mar, 1909[19]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Victor A. Stanley
Preceded by
Richard F. Phillimore
Captain of H.M.S. Juno
12 May, 1909[20][21] – 11 Oct, 1910[22]
Succeeded by
Edwin V. Underhill
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Liverpool
1 Jun, 1910[23]
Succeeded by
Charles H. Morgan
Preceded by
Edward H. Moubray
Captain of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich
8 Dec, 1910[24] – 8 Dec, 1912[25]
Succeeded by
William F. Slayter
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.A.S. Australia
1 Feb, 1913[26] – 10 Apr, 1913[27]
Succeeded by
Stephen H. Radcliffe
Preceded by
Harry Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Africa
10 Apr, 1913[28] – 9 Aug, 1915[29]
Succeeded by
Judge D'Arcy

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25837. p. 3826. 13 July, 1888.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 27150. p. 3. 2 January, 1900.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27870. p. 25. 2 January, 1906.
  4. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 29 May, 1908. Issue 38659, col C, p. 16.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 10 November, 1910. Issue 39426, col B, p. 7.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 269.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 30037. p. 3955. 27 April, 1917.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 30042. p. 4095. 1 May, 1917.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 32672. p. 3030. 14 April, 1922.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 33221. p. 7406. 16 November, 1926.
  11. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 387.
  12. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  13. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  14. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  15. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  16. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  17. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  18. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  19. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 334.
  21. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  22. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  23. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  24. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  25. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  26. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  27. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  28. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  29. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.