William Henry Maxwell

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Admiral William Henry Maxwell, Royal Navy, Retired (13 June, 1840 – 1 July, 1920) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Maxwell was promoted to the rank of Captain on 29 November, 1872.[1]

Maxwell was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 9 December, 1894, vice Heneage.[2]

He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 21 March, 1900.[3]

Bibliography

Papers

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George D. Morant
Commodore in Charge at Hong Kong
12 Feb, 1887[4]
Succeeded by
Edmund J. Church
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23924. p. 5874. 29 November, 1872.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26578. p. 7278. 11 December, 1894.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27178. p. 2131. 30 March, 1900.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1887) Corrected to 20 March, 1887. p. 308.