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Admiral Hugh Thomas Hibbert, C.B.E., D.S.O., Royal Navy, Retired (5 August, 1863 – 30 April, 1951) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He came fifth in order of merit out of forty-two candidates who passed the examination for naval cadetships.[1]

Hibbert was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1898.[2]

Hibbert was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1904.[3]

Hibbert was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 June, 1916, vice Nugent, and was placed on the Retired List the following day, in accordance with the provisions of the Order-in-Council of 9 March, 1914.[4]

He was appointed a Commander of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) on 1 January, 1919.[5]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 25 March, 1920,[6] and was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 8 May, 1925.[7]


  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 4 December, 1875. Issue 28490, col A, pg. 6.
  2. London Gazette: no. 26983. p. 3984. 1 July, 1898.
  3. London Gazette: no. 27750. p. 25. 3 January, 1905.
  4. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29621. p. 5828. 13 June, 1916.
  5. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 31099. p. 111. 1 January, 1919.
  6. London Gazette: no. 3186. p. 4474. 16 April, 1920.
  7. London Gazette: no. 33049. p. 3445. 22 May, 1925.


Service Record