John Peter Lorne Reid

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Admiral SIR John Peter Lorne Reid, G.C.B., C.V.O. (10 January, 1903 – 26 September, 1973) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Reid was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 December, 1924.

An outstanding officer, Reid received the Beaufort Testimonial, the Jackson Everett Prize, the Robert Roxburgh Memorial Prize and the Ronald Megaw Memorial Prize.

Reid was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 December, 1932.[Inference]

Reid was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1935.

World War II

Reid was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1941.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sir Ralph A. B. Edwards
Third Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy
1956 – 1961
Succeeded by
Sir Michael Le Fanu
Court Appointments
Preceded by
John H. Edelsten
Rear-Admiral of the United Kingdom
1962 – 1966
Succeeded by
Alexander N. C. Bingley
Preceded by
Sir John H. Edelsten
Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom
11 Mar, 1966 – 11 Jan, 1973
Succeeded by
Sir Douglas E. Holland-Martin