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Revision as of 14:30, 31 July 2012

Admiral Ernest Gillbe Barton, Royal Navy, Retired (20 October, 1861 – 29 January, 1938) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Barton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1884.[1]

Barton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1897.[2]

Barton was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1904.[3]

He was appointed in command of the Royal Oak on 15 July, 1905.[4]

On 1 January, 1907, Barton was temporarily appointed in command of H.M.S. Victorious.[5] He was appointed in command of Black Prince on 5 January, 1909.[6]

Appointed command of the battleship Africa on 24 July, 1911.[7]

Retirement

He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 15 July, 1915, vice Grant, and in accordance with the provisions of 8 December, 1903, was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 16 July.[8] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 3 November, 1919,[9] and to Admiral on 1 August, 1924.[10]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 25429. p. 27. 2 January, 1885.
  2. London Gazette: no. 26924. p. 7854. 31 December, 1897.
  3. London Gazette: no. 27691. p. 4182. 1 July, 1904.
  4. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 13 July, 1905. Issue 37758, col D, pg. 10.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 12 December, 1906. Issue 38201, col C, pg. 10.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 1 December, 1908. Issue 38818, col E, pg. 6.
  7. "Naval Appointments and Retirements" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 11 July, 1911. Issue 39634, col C, pg. 15.
  8. London Gazette: no. 29236. p. 7073. 20 July, 1915.
  9. London Gazette: no. 31632. p. 13545. 7 November, 1919.
  10. London Gazette: no. 32963. p. 5954. 8 August, 1924.

Bibliography

  • "Admiral E. G. Barton" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 1 February, 1938. Issue 47907, col C, pg. 16.

Service Records

Naval Appointments