Herbert Edward Holmes-à-Court

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Vice-Admiral THE HONOURABLE Herbert Edward Holmes-à-Court, Royal Navy, Retired (16 February, 1869 – 21 October, 1934) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 26 June, 1902.[1]

Holmes-à-Court was appointed to President on 1 September, 1907, for duty with the Inspector of Target Practice.[2] He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December.[3]

Holmes-à-Court was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 10 February, 1919.[4]

Bibliography

  • "Vice-Admiral Holmes-à-Court" (Obituaries). The Times. Thursday, 25 October, 1934. Issue 46894, col B, pg. 17.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George C. Cayley
Captain of H.M.S. Leander
3 Apr, 1909[5] – 8 Feb, 1910[Inference]
Succeeded by
Noel Grant
Preceded by
Edwyn S. Alexander-Sinclair
Captain of H.M.S. Sapphire
8 Feb, 1910[6][Fact Check]
Succeeded by
Noel Grant
Preceded by
?
Captain (D), Fifth Destroyer Flotilla
8 Feb, 1910[7]
Succeeded by
Noel Grant
Preceded by
Ronald A. Hopwood
Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
20 Dec, 1910[8] – 5 Jan, 1912
Succeeded by
Henry W. Grant
Preceded by
Douglas R. L. Nicholson
Captain of H.M.S. St. Vincent
5 Jan, 1912 – 10 Dec, 1912
Succeeded by
William W. Fisher
Preceded by
Horace L. A. Hood
Captain of H.M.S. Racer
1 Aug, 1914[9]
Succeeded by
Francis A. Trepess
Preceded by
Rudolf W. Bentinck
Captain of Royal Naval College, Osborne
1 Aug, 1914[10]
Succeeded by
Henry F. G. Talbot

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 27448. p. 4198. 26 June, 1902.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 29 August, 1907. Issue 38424, col C, p. 4.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 28096. p. 34. 3 January, 1908.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 31201. p. 2738. 25 February, 1919.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 339.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 372.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 372.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 367.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 397l.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 376.