Richard Hayden Owen Lane-Poole

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Vice-Admiral SIR Richard Hayden Owen Lane-Poole, C.B., K.B.E., R.N. (1 April, 1883 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Richmond, the son of Professor Stanley Lane-Poole, Author, Trinity College, Dublin.

Lane-Poole was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1904.

Lane-Poole was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1912.

Lane-Poole was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1916.

Post-War

Lane-Poole was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1923.

Lane-Poole was appointed in command of the light cruiser Cambrian in December, 1927.

Lane-Poole was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 May, 1935. He was lent to the Royal Australian Navy on 21 February, 1936 and became Rear-Admiral Commanding, H.M. Australian Naval Service from April, 1936 to April, 1938.

World War II

Lane-Poole was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 11 January, 1939 and was placed on the Retired List the next day.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edgar R. Morant
Captain of H.M.S. Biarritz
14 Aug, 1918[1] – Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Miles B. Birkett
Captain of H.M.S. Cambrian
15 Dec, 1927[2] – 9 Dec, 1929
Succeeded by
Salisbury H. Simpson
Preceded by
Kenelm E. L. Creighton
Captain of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich
1 Jan, 1930 – 31 Aug, 1931
Succeeded by
Hamilton C. Allen
Preceded by
John C. Annesley
Captain of H.M.S. Durban
1 Sep, 1931 – 15 Dec, 1933
Succeeded by
Edward B. C. Dicken
Preceded by
James M. Pipon
Captain of H.M.S. Vivid
15 Jan, 1934 – 15 Jan, 1936
Succeeded by
Arthur R. M. Bridge
as Captain of H.M.S. Drake
Preceded by
Wilbraham T. R. Ford
as Rear-Admiral Commanding, Royal Australian Navy Squadron
Rear-Admiral Commanding, H.M. Australian Navy Service
Apr, 1936 – Apr, 1938
Succeeded by
Wilfred N. Custance
as Rear-Admiral Commanding, Royal Australian Navy Squadron

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 989.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 221.