Reginald Henry Portal

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Admiral SIR Reginald Henry Portal, K.C.B., D.S.C., R.N. (6 September, 1894 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Portal was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with an adjusted seniority of 15 February, 1916.

Post-War

Portal was loaned to the Royal Air Force for three years from 1 January, 1923.

Portal was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1924.

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

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

World War II

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

Portal was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 3 May, 1947.

Portal was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 4 October, 1950.

Placed on the Retired List on 1 May, 1951.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cosmo M. Graham
Deputy Director of the Naval Air Division
1 Jan, 1937 – 18 Feb, 1938
Succeeded by
Gerald M. B. Langley
Preceded by
Harold E. Morse
Captain of H.M.S. York
Aug, 1939[1] – 15 Mar, 1941
Succeeded by
Cowley Thomas
Preceded by
Humphrey B. Jacomb
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Sovereign
20 Aug, 1941 – 30 Sep, 1942
Succeeded by
Desmond N. C. Tufnell

Footnotes

  1. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.