William Frederick Blunt

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Rear-Admiral William Frederick Blunt, C.B.E., D.S.O., Royal Navy, Retired (3 March, 1870, – 5 July, 1928) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Blunt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1892.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1904.[2]

Blunt was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1911.[3]

He was appointed in command of Jupiter on 25 July, 1915.[4]

Blunt was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 6 April, 1922.

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 26309. p. 4187. 22 July, 1892.
  2. London Gazette: no. 27691. p. 4182. 1 July, 1904.
  3. London Gazette: no. 28567. p. 3. 1 January, 1911.
  4. The Navy List (October, 1915). p. 395e.

Bibliography

  • "Rear-Admiral Blunt" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 9 July, 1928. Issue 44940, col B, pg. 21.

Service Records

Naval Appointments