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Gillett was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 30 September, 1885.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/25516/pages/4599 no. 25516.  p. 4599.]  2 October, 1885.</ref>
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Gillett was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 30 September, 1885.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/25516/pages/4598 no. 25516.  p. 4598.]  2 October, 1885.</ref>
  
 
Gillett was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1898.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26983/pages/3983 no. 26983.  p. 3983.]  1 July, 1898.</ref>
 
Gillett was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1898.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26983/pages/3983 no. 26983.  p. 3983.]  1 July, 1898.</ref>

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Admiral Owen Francis Gillett, C.B., Royal Navy, Retired (8 February, 1863 – 21 March, 1938) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gillett was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1885.[1]

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

Gillett was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1903.[3]

Great War

Gillett was appointed Senior Naval Officer, Simonstown, on 2 June, 1914.[4]

Great War

Gillett was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 11 September, 1914, vice Farquhar.[5] He was placed on the Retired List on 26 May, 1915, at his own request.[6] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 12 February, 1919,[7] and to the rank of Admiral on 3 March, 1924.[8]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 25516. p. 4598. 2 October, 1885.
  2. London Gazette: no. 26983. p. 3983. 1 July, 1898.
  3. London Gazette: no. 27632. p. 25. 1 January, 1904.
  4. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List (June, 1918). p. 8.
  5. London Gazette: no. 28902. p. 7293. 15 September, 1914.
  6. London Gazette: no. 29175. p. 5107. 28 May, 1915.
  7. London Gazette: no. 31201. p. 2738. 25 February, 1919.
  8. London Gazette: no. 32919. p. 2323. 18 March, 1924.

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Gillett" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 23 March, 1938. Issue 47950, col B, pg. 16.

Service Records