Philip Francis Tillard

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Admiral Philip Francis Tillard, Royal Navy, Retired (17 September, 1852 – 23 February, 1933) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Commander dated 30 August, 1888.[1]

Tillard was promoted to the rank of Captain on 1 January, 1895.[2]

In January, he relieved George Neville in command of the second class protected cruiser Dido.

He served as captain of Canopus from December 1902 until April of the following year. In August 1903, he began a two year stint as captain of London. Upon leaving command, he left Malta for England on 29 August, 1905.[3]

Flag Rank

Tillard was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 16 February, 1906, vice Pocklington.[4] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 22 June, 1909.[5]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 22 July, 1910,[6] and to the rank of Admiral on 4 June, 1913.[7]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral P. F. Tillard" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 24 February, 1933. Issue 46377, col B, p. 19.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
The Hon. Maurice A. Bourke
Captain of H.M.S. Surprise
24 Dec, 1889[8] – 27 Nov, 1892[9]
Succeeded by
Archibald T. Carter
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Barracouta
11 Jul, 1893[10] – 22 Aug, 1893[11]
Succeeded by
Francis J. Foley
Preceded by
Gerald W. Russell
Captain of H.M.S. Hearty
1 Jan, 1894[12] – 16 Jan, 1895[13]
Succeeded by
Henry C. A. Baynes
Preceded by
George A. Primrose
Captain of H.M.S. Apollo
15 Jun, 1897[14] – 29 Jul, 1897[15]
Succeeded by
Reginald P. Cochran
Preceded by
Frederick O. Pike
Captain of H.M.S. Magicienne
18 Nov, 1897[16][17] – 23 May, 1899[18]
Succeeded by
William B. Fisher
Preceded by
George Le C. Egerton
Captain of H.M.S. St. George
11 Jul, 1899[19] – 26 Aug, 1899[20]
Succeeded by
Edmund S. Poë
Preceded by
George Neville
Captain of H.M.S. Dido
20 Jan, 1900[21][22] – 11 Jan, 1902[23]
Succeeded by
Robert S. D. Cumming
Preceded by
Harry S. F. Niblett
Captain of H.M.S. Canopus
1 Dec, 1902[24] – 24 Apr, 1903[25]
Succeeded by
Edward S. Fitzherbert
Preceded by
James E. C. Goodrich
Captain of H.M.S. London
12 Aug, 1903[26] – 30 Aug, 1905[27]
Succeeded by
Julian C. A. Wilkinson

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25855. p. 5108. 11 September, 1888.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26585. p. 7. 1 January, 1895.
  3. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1309.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27890. p. 1436. 27 February, 1906.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 28262. p. 4767. 22 June, 1909.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 28400. p. 5396. 26 July, 1910.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28726. p. 3992. 6 June, 1913.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 255.
  9. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 374.
  10. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 374.
  11. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 374.
  12. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  13. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  14. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  15. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  16. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 268.
  17. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  18. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  19. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  20. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1900). p. 243.
  22. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  23. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  24. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 557.
  25. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 557.
  26. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 557.
  27. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 557.