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Revision as of 14:28, 31 July 2012

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

Life & Career

Promoted Commander on 30 June, 1914.

Appointed to Beatty's Staff, 12 May, 1916. Acted as Flag Commander and War Staff Officer.

Great War

He served as Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. Erin from 1914-1916.

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.).[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 31 July, 1939, vice Pound.[2]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 34469. p. 7. 1 January, 1938.
  2. London Gazette: no. 34651. p. 5393. 4 August, 1939.

Bibliography

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

Service Record

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