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THE NAVY.

PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED

LONDON

April 2

The Admiralty reports that liord Jellicoe and Sir David Beatty have !>een (promoted .Admirals of the Flnet. ill recognition of their distinguished wrricep in the war. Lord Jellicop will loist his flag as Admiral of the Fleet

in H.M.S. New Zealand, and Sir David Beatty will hoist his in H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth, the flagship of the Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Fleet.' The Grand.Fleet ceases to exist as such on April 7, and Sir (David Beatty will, haul down his flag accordingly.

As a result of this change, Admiral Sir C. E. .Madden has been appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Home and Atlantic Fleets. Rear-Admiral A. C. Leveson will be Vice-Admiral commanding the Second Battle Squadron of the Atlantic Fleet/ Admiral Sir E. R. Fremantle will command the First Battle- Squadron of the Atlantic Fleet, Vice-Admiral Sir H. F. Oliver the Home Fleet, and Rear-Admiral Sir R. J. B. Keyes the Battle-cruiser Squadron of the Atlantic Fle¬ęt.

Rear-Admiral Edmund Grant will be First Naval Member of the Commonwealth Naval Board, and Captain J. S. Dumarasq Commodore commanding the Australian Fleet.

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THE NAVY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9578, 4 April 1919

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THE NAVY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9578, 4 April 1919

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