Walter Cecil Carpenter

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Admiral THE HONOURABLE Walter Cecil Carpenter, born Walter Cecil Talbot, J.P., Royal Navy (27 March, 1834 – 15 May, 1904) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Flag Rank

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 5 August, 1875, Carpenter was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral dated 31 December, 1882.[1]

On 1 January, 1887, he was appointed Senior Officer on the Coast of Ireland.[2] He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 8 November, 1888, vice Moresby.[3]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral, vice Hamilton, dated 28 May, 1894.[4] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, he was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, dated 11 March, 1896.[5]

Bibliography

  • "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 14 May, 1904. Issue 37394, col E, p. 8.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry D. Hickley
Senior Officer on the Coast of Ireland
1 Jan, 1887[6]
Succeeded by
James E. Erskine

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25184. p. 30. 2 January, 1883.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 216.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 25873. p. 6071. 9 November, 1888.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26517. p. 3121. 29 May, 1894.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 26721. p. 1680. 13 March, 1896.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 216.