John William Ashley Waller

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Vice-Admiral (retired) John William Ashley Waller, C.B., R.N. (17 January, 1892 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Waller was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 28 February, 1913.

Waller was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 28 February, 1921.

Waller was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1926.

Waller was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1934.

Waller was appointed in command of the battleship Malaya in March, 1942.

Waller was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 July, 1943.

Waller was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Vice-Admiral on 3 May, 1947.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil C. A. Allen
Naval Assistant to the First Sea Lord
27 May, 1941 – 12 Mar, 1942
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Cuthbert Coppinger
Captain of H.M.S. Malaya
20 Apr, 1942[1] – 14 Jul, 1943[2]
Succeeded by
George E. M. O'Donnell

Footnotes

  1. Perhaps not until 28 July. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  2. Left that day. O'Donnell Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/56. f. 14.