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Revision as of 14:31, 31 July 2012

Admiral Vivian Henry Gerald Bernard, C.B., Royal Navy, Retired (30 August, 1868 – 18 February, 1934) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Bernard's promotion to the rank of Lieutenant was dated 25 February, 1889.[1]

Bernard was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1901.[2]

Captain

Bernard was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1906.[3]

He was appointed command of the battleship Revenge on 17 August, 1908.[4]

Great War

He was appointed to command the battleship Venerable on 17 August, 1914.[5]

He was appointed command of the dreadnought Neptune on 11 February, 1916,[6] and commanded the ship through the Battle of Jutland and submitted his report of the action.

On 3 July, 1917, Bernard was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to King George V, vice Hunt.[7] On 20 September he was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral, vice Harbord.[8] On 27 November he hoisted his flag in the surveying vessel Research as Senior Naval Officer and Rear-Admiral of the Dockyard at Portland,[9] and officer in charge of Auxiliary Patrol Area XIII.[10]

He was appointed an Additional Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 1 January, 1918.[11]

Post-War

Bernard was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 15 November, 1922, vice Fremantle, and was placed on the Retired List on 16 November.[12] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 1 August, 1927.[13]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 26007. p. 7553. 31 December, 1889.
  2. London Gazette: no. 27335. p. 4780. 19 July, 1901.
  3. London Gazette: no. 27927. p. 4466. 29 June, 1906.
  4. Bernard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 15.
  5. Navy List (December, 1914). p. 387a.
  6. Navy List (December, 1916). p. 396ee.
  7. London Gazette: no. 30168. p. 6707. 6 July, 1917.
  8. London Gazette: no. 30313. p. 10051. 28 September, 1917.
  9. Navy List (December, 1918). p. 893.
  10. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List (November, 1918). p. 2.
  11. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 30451. p. 79. 1 January, 1918.
  12. London Gazette: no. 32769. p. 8213. 21 November, 1922.
  13. London Gazette: no. 33300. p. 5105. 5 August, 1927.

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Bernard" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 20 February, 1934. Issue 46683, col B, pg. 16.

Service Records

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