Henry Hervey Campbell

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Admiral SIR Henry Hervey Campbell, K.C.V.O., C.B., Royal Navy, Retired (27 February, 1865 – 12 February, 1933) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Campbell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 21 November, 1886.[1]

Campbell was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 January, 1898.[2]

Captain

Campbell was promoted to the rank of Captain on 26 June, 1902.[3] He was appointed a Member of the Fourth Class of the Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) on 14 October.[4]

He was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to King George V on 20 March, 1911, vice Moore.[5] He was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) dated 24 October.[6]

Flag Rank

Campbell was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 20 September, 1912, vice Burney.[7]

In July, 1914 it was announced that Campbell would succeed Rear-Admiral Stuart Nicholson as Rear-Admiral in the Home Fleets at the Nore on 5 December.[8] On 26 July, Campbell struck his flag at Sheerness.[9]

Great War

Campbell was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, of the Civil Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 1 January, 1917.[10] He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 17 February.[11] On 1 July, he was appointed a Groom-in-Waiting in Ordinary to the King.[12] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 23 October.[13]

Retirement

Campbell was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 16 May, 1921.[14] He was appointed a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) on 1 January, 1930.[15]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 25658. p. 6513. 24 December, 1886.
  2. London Gazette: no. 26924. p. 7854. 31 December, 1897.
  3. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 27448. p. 4198. 26 June, 1902.
  4. London Gazette: no. 27482. p. 6493. 14 October, 1902.
  5. London Gazette: no. 28477. p. 2320. 21 March, 1911.
  6. London Gazette: no. 28549. p. 8158. 10 November, 1911.
  7. London Gazette: no. 28647. p. 7022. 24 September, 1912.
  8. "Second Sea Lord" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 23 July, 1914. Issue 40586, col G, pg. 10.
  9. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 27 July, 1914. Issue 40586, col B, pg. 4.
  10. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29886. p. 1. 1 January, 1917.
  11. London Gazette: no. 29954. p. 1773. 20 February, 1917.
  12. London Gazette: no. 30186. p. 7125. 17 July, 1917.
  13. London Gazette: no. 30369. p. 11474. 6 November, 1917.
  14. London Gazette: no. 32329. p. 4004. 20 May, 1921.
  15. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 33566. p. 6. 1 January, 1930.

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir H. H. Campbell" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 13 February, 1933. Issue 46367, col D, pg. 8.

Service Records

Naval Appointments