Niel O'Neill

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Rear-Admiral Niel O'Neill, R.N. (4 October, 1881 – 12 April, 1953) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Entered the Navy direct from Worcester.

O'Neill was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1903.

O'Neill was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1911.

O'Neill was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1914.

O'Neill was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1919.[1]

O'Neill was appointed in command of the light cruiser Birmingham on 21 May, 1920.[2]

O'Neill was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 12 February, 1932 and was placed on the Retired List the following day.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry E. F. Aylmer
Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham
21 May, 1920[3]
Succeeded by
Frederick V. Williamson
Preceded by
Thomas J. S. Lyne
Captain of Training Ship H.M.S. Impregnable
25 Aug, 1925[4] – 30 Jun, 1927
Succeeded by
Charles G. Ramsey
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Suffolk
1 Jul, 1927 – Feb, 1929
Succeeded by
Geoffrey S. Arbuthnot
Preceded by
Arthur K. Betty
Captain of Chatham Dockyard
9 Aug, 1929 – 14 Aug, 1931
Succeeded by
Aubrey T. Tillard

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 84.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 733.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 733.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 247.