John Scott Luard

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Admiral John S. Luard as a Rear-Admiral, 1917.
Portrait: Francis Dodd. © IWM (Art.IWM ART 1759).

Admiral John Scott Luard, C.B., Royal Navy, Retired (26 June, 1865 – 5 March, 1936) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Luard was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 24 August, 1887.[1]

Luard was promoted to the rank of Commander dated 30 June, 1899.[2]

Captain

Luard was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1905.[3]

He was appointed to H.M.S. Exmouth as Flag Captain on 7 October, 1908.[4]

He was appointed command of the battleship Albemarle on 8 February, 1910.[5]

Great War

Luard was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 April, 1917, and placed on the Retired List the following day.[6]

On the occasion of the King's birthday he was appointed an Additional Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 3 June, 1918.[7]

He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 26 November, 1920,[8] and to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 24 November, 1925.[9]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral J. S. Luard" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 6 March, 1936. Issue 47316, col B, p. 16.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sir Baldwin W. Walker
Captain of H.M.S. Emerald
May, 1903[10]
Succeeded by
Ernest E. Lacy
Preceded by
Seymour E. Erskine
Captain of H.M.S. Leander
1 Jun, 1906[11] – 1 Jul, 1907[12]
Succeeded by
George C. Cayley
Preceded by
George C. Cayley
Captain of H.M.S. Blake
1 Jul, 1907[13] – 25 Jun, 1908[14]
Succeeded by
Charles F. Corbett
Preceded by
Sir Arthur J. Henniker-Hughan, Bart.
Captain of H.M.S. Exmouth
7 Oct, 1908[15] – Mar, 1909[16]
Succeeded by
John de M. Hutchison
Preceded by
Ernest C. T. Troubridge
Chief of Staff, Mediterranean Station
20 Nov, 1908[17] – Mar, 1909[18]
Succeeded by
John de M. Hutchison
Preceded by
A. Ernle M. Chatfield
Captain of H.M.S. Albemarle
8 Feb, 1910[19][20] – 31 Oct, 1911[21]
Succeeded by
Rowland Nugent
Preceded by
Heathcoat S. Grant
Captain of H.M.S. Black Prince
26 Mar, 1912[22][23] – 10 Apr, 1913[24]
Succeeded by
Frederick D. Gilpin-Brown
Preceded by
William H. Baker-Baker
Captain-in-Charge of the Southern Coast Guard District
30 Apr, 1913[25] – 17 May, 1916[26]
Succeeded by
Robert E. R. Benson
as Rear-Admiral-in-Charge of the Southern Coast Guard District
Preceded by
Robert E. R. Benson
Captain of H.M.S. Teutonic
Apr, 1916[27]
Succeeded by
Forster D. Arnold-Forster
Preceded by
Robert E. R. Benson
Second-in-Command, Tenth Cruiser Squadron
Apr, 1916[28] – 2 Apr, 1917[29]
Succeeded by
Morgan Singer
as Rear-Admiral, Tenth Cruiser Squadron
Preceded by
V. E. B. Phillimore
Senior Officer in Charge, Auxiliary Patrol Area XIV
1 May, 1917[30] – 15 Aug, 1919[31]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John Denison
Senior Naval Officer, Falmouth
1 May, 1917[32] – 15 Aug, 1919[33]
Succeeded by
?

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25735. p. 4778. 2 September, 1887.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 27099. p. 4345. 14 July, 1899.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27812. p. 4557. 30 June, 1905.
  4. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 2 October, 1908. Issue 38767, col B, p. 6.
  5. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 30008. p. 3206. 3 April, 1917.
  7. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 30723. p. 6527. 3 June, 1918.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 32166. p. 12399. 17 December, 1920.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 33110. p. 7950. 1 December, 1925.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 307.
  11. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  12. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  13. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  14. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  15. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  16. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  17. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  18. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  19. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 275.
  21. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  22. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  23. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 284.
  24. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  25. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  26. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  27. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 398oo.
  28. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398oo.
  29. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  30. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  31. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  32. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. 196/42. f. 313.
  33. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.