John Harry Kay Clegg

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Rear-Admiral John Harry Kay Clegg, O.B.E., R.N. (24 July, 1884 – ) served in the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy.

Life & Career

Clegg was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1906.

Clegg was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1914. In June of 1914, he was lent to the Royal Canadian Navy for two years, taking command of Niobe.

Clegg came back early, being sent to Portsmouth on 4 May 1915 to await an appointment. On 30 June, he went to Lord Nelson to serve as Flag Lieutenant-Commander on the staff of R/A Christian.

Clegg was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1918.

Post-War

Clegg was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1925.

Clegg was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 18 July, 1936 and placed on the Retired List the following day in accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 9 March, 1914. He was granted permission to reside in South Africa.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles E. Aglionby
Captain of H.M.C.S. Niobe
10 Jun, 1914
Succeeded by
Robert G. Corbett
Preceded by
Ralph Elioty
Captain of H.M.S. Bee
8 Aug, 1923[1] – 1925
Succeeded by
Colin A. G. Hutchinson
Preceded by
Montague G. B. Legge
Captain of H.M.S. Mackay
6 Apr, 1927 – Jun, 1927[2]
Succeeded by
Frank Elliott
Preceded by
Donald C. Brock
Captain of H.M.S. Mackay
? – 7 Dec, 1929
Succeeded by
Alan R. Dewar
Preceded by
James V. Creagh
Captain (D), First Destroyer Flotilla
11 Oct, 1927[3] – 7 Dec, 1929
Succeeded by
Alan R. Dewar
Preceded by
Angus E. M. B. Cunninghame Graham
Captain of H.M.S. Cardiff
26 Jan, 1931[4] – Mar, 1933
Succeeded by
William T. Makeig-Jones
Preceded by
Arthur M. Lecky
Commodore-in-Charge, Portland
6 May, 1933 – 6 May, 1935
Succeeded by
James Powell

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 217.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 226.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1928). p. 255.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 221.