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Lord Louis Mountbatten

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APPOINTED Flag Officer, commanding 1st Cruiser Squadron, Mediterranean Fleet

PROMOTED TO the rank of Vice-Admiral

APPOINTED Fourth Sea Lord

APPOINTED Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean Fleet

APPOINTED Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces, Mediterranean

PROMOTED TO the rank of Admiral

APPOINTED Personal Aide-de-Camp to Queen Elizabeth II (1926(1952-    ) - ADC(P)

APPOINTED First Sea Lord, Chief of Naval Staff

APPOINTED Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath - GCB

PROMOTED TO the rank of Admiral of the Fleet

APPOINTED Chief of the Defence Staff & Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee

APPOINTED Colonel, Life Guards & Gold Stick-in-Waiting

APPOINTED Life Colonel Commandant, HM Royal Marines

AWARDED The Order of Merit (Military Division) - OM

APPOINTED Governor of the Isle of Wight

APPOINTED Fellow of the Royal Society - FRS

APPOINTED Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight

MURDERED off the coast of Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo, Republic of Ireland


Mountbatten’s medals

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