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The Life of Admiral of the Fleet
John Rushworth Jellicoe,
First Earl Jellicoe

5 December, 1869 – 20 November, 1935
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Background and Early LifeService as LieutenantCommanderCommand and ChinaDirector of Naval OrdnanceFlag Rank and ControllerSea Service and Second Sea LordCommand of the Grand FleetThe War at Sea, 1914-1916The Battle of JutlandAfter JutlandFirst Sea Lord and the Submarine MenaceControversy and DismissalEmpire TourGovernor-General of New ZealandThe Jutland ControversyRetirementDeath and Legacy

In November, 1928, Jellicoe was elected to a seat on the Board of Directors of the Midland Bank.[1] In early 1930 he was appointed to the London Board of the Australian Mutual Provident Society in the place of the late Sir George A. Cockburn.[2]


  1. "Lord Jellicoe's Bank Directorship" (Business Appointments). The Times. Friday, 23 November, 1928. Issue 45058, col C, pg. 24.
  2. The Economist. Saturday, 1 February, 1930. Issue 4510, pg. 278.