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{{AdmRN}} {{SIR}} '''Sidney Robert Bailey''', K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., Royal Navy (27 August, 1882 – 27 March, 1942)
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{{AdmRN}} {{SIR}} '''Sidney Robert Bailey''', K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., Royal Navy (27 August, 1882 – 27 March, 1942) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
Promoted Commander on 30 June, 1914.
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Born on Gloucester Road, the son of James Bailey, M.P..
  
Appointed to Beatty's Staff, 12 May, 1916.
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He passed out of {{UK-1Britannia}} in December, 1897 ranked eleventh of the sixty-four cadets who passed out, with 1731 marks.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence"  ''The Times'' (London, England), Thursday, Dec 16, 1897; pg. 7; Issue 35388.</ref>
Acted as Flag Commander and War Staff Officer.
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==Great War==
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Bailey was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} with seniority of 27 February, 1902.{{NLMar13|p. 4}}
He served as Gunnery Officer of [[H.M.S. Erin (1913)|H.M.S. ''Erin'']] from 1914-1916.
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Bailey was promoted to  Commander on 30 June, 1914.
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Bailey served as Gunnery Officer of {{UK-Erin|f=p}} from 1914-1916.  Appointed to Beatty's Staff on 12 May, 1916, he acted as Flag Commander and War Staff Officer.
  
 
==Post-War==
 
==Post-War==
On 1 January, 1938, he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.).<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/34469/supplements/7 (Supplement) no. 34469.  p. 7.]  1 January, 1938.</ref>
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In recognition of his "ability and unremitting work on the Staff of Admiral Sir David Beatty, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., D.S.O., Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet," he was appointed a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) on 5 April, 1919.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/31274/supplements/4516 (Supplement) no. 31274.  p. 4516.]  5 April, 1919.</ref>
  
He was promoted to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on 31 July, 1939, vice [[Alfred Dudley Pickman Rogers Pound|Pound]].<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/34651/pages/5393 no. 34651.  p. 5393.]  4 August, 1939.</ref>
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He was acquitted at a Court Martial in early 1935, the charge of having "[n]egligently or by default suffering {{UK-Hood|f=p}} and {{UK-Renown|f=p}} to be hazarded" being found "not proved".<ref>M.L. 697/35, found within Bailey Service Record {{TNA|ADM 196/47.}}</ref>
  
==Footnotes==
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On 1 January, 1938, he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.).<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/34469/supplements/7 (Supplement) no. 34469.  p. 7.]  1 January, 1938.</ref>
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He was promoted to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on 31 July, 1939, vice [[Alfred Dudley Pickman Rogers Pound|Pound]].<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/34651/pages/5393 no. 34651.  p. 5393.]  4 August, 1939.</ref>
  
 
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==Service Record==
 
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Latest revision as of 11:18, 20 May 2020

Admiral SIR Sidney Robert Bailey, K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., Royal Navy (27 August, 1882 – 27 March, 1942) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born on Gloucester Road, the son of James Bailey, M.P..

He passed out of Britannia in December, 1897 ranked eleventh of the sixty-four cadets who passed out, with 1731 marks.[1]

Bailey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 27 February, 1902.[2]

Bailey was promoted to Commander on 30 June, 1914.

Bailey served as Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. Erin from 1914-1916. Appointed to Beatty's Staff on 12 May, 1916, he acted as Flag Commander and War Staff Officer.

Post-War

In recognition of his "ability and unremitting work on the Staff of Admiral Sir David Beatty, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., D.S.O., Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet," he was appointed a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) on 5 April, 1919.[3]

He was acquitted at a Court Martial in early 1935, the charge of having "[n]egligently or by default suffering H.M.S. Hood and H.M.S. Renown to be hazarded" being found "not proved".[4]

On 1 January, 1938, he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.).[5]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 31 July, 1939, vice Pound.[6]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir Sidney Bailey" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 30 March, 1942. Issue 49197, col F, pg. 6.

Service Record

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Geoffrey Blake
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Washington, D.C.
1921 – 13 Nov, 1922
Succeeded by
Francis W. Loftus Tottenham
Preceded by
Dashwood F. Moir
Captain of H.M.S. Mackay
15 Jan, 1923[7] – 15 Jan, 1925[8]
Succeeded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe
Preceded by
Dashwood F. Moir
Captain (D), Fourth Destroyer Flotilla
15 Jan, 1923[9] – 15 Jan, 1925
Succeeded by
The Hon. Edward B. S. Bingham
Preceded by
Norton A. Sulivan
Captain of H.M.S. Renown
19 Dec, 1927[10] – 1 Apr, 1929[11]
Succeeded by
Cecil P. Talbot
Preceded by
John K. im Thurn
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff
28 Feb, 1933[12]
Succeeded by
Charles E. Kennedy-Purvis
Preceded by
William M. James
Vice-Admiral Commanding Battle Cruiser Squadron
15 Aug, 1934[13]
Succeeded by
Sir Geoffrey Blake
Preceded by
Ragnar M. Colvin
President of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich
1937[Citation needed] – 7 Oct, 1938[14]
Succeeded by
Charles E. Kennedy-Purvis
 

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence" The Times (London, England), Thursday, Dec 16, 1897; pg. 7; Issue 35388.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 4.
  3. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 31274. p. 4516. 5 April, 1919.
  4. M.L. 697/35, found within Bailey Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/47.
  5. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 34469. p. 7. 1 January, 1938.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 34651. p. 5393. 4 August, 1939.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 780.
  8. Bailey Service Record. The National Archives. 196/47. f. 218.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 780.
  10. Bailey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 218.
  11. Bailey Service Record. The National Archives. 196/47. f. 218.
  12. "The Services" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 30 January, 1933. Issue 46355, col E, p. 16.
  13. "The Services" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 14 August, 1934. Issue 46832, col F, p. 7.
  14. Successor appointed that day. Kennedy-Purvis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 31.