Arthur Power


Arthur Power

Infobox Military Person
name=Sir Arthur John Power
born= birth date|1889|4|12
died= death date and age|1960|1|28|1889|4|12
placeofbirth=
placeofdeath=Brambridge, Hampshire, England


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nickname=
allegiance=United Kingdom
branch=Royal Navy
serviceyears=1904 - 1953
rank=Admiral of the Fleet
commands=Gunnery School, Portsmouth HMS "Excellent" (3 Oct 1935 - Jul 1937) HMS "Ark Royal" 17 Jan 1938 - 26 Jul 1938 15th Cruiser Squadron (1 Aug 1942 - May 1943) Flag Officer, Malta HMS "St. Angelo" (7 May 1943 - Aug 1943) 1st Battle Squadron & Second-in-Command, Eastern Fleet (1 Dec 1943 - Jun 1944) East Indies Station (22 Nov 1944 - Jul 1945) Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty and Chief of Naval Personnel (Second Sea Lord) (27 Feb 1946 - 1948) Mediterranean Station (13 May 1948 - May 1950) Commander-in-Chief, HMNB Portsmouth (18 Oct 1950 - 17 Oct 1952) Naval Commander-in-Chief, Home (designate) (1951 - 1952) Allied Commander in Chief, Channel and Southern North Sea Command (1952)
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battles=World War I World War II - Allied invasion of Sicily - Allied invasion of Italy - air attacks on Sabang and Surabaya - Operation Crimson
awards= [ [http://www.unithistories.com/officers/RN_officersP2.html Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945 - P ] ] GCB (2 Jan 1950) KCB (1 Jan 1944) CB (1 Jul 1941) GBE (1 Jan 1946) CVO (29 Jan 1936) MID (21 Dec 1943, 23 May 1944, 15 Jun 1944, 31 Oct 1944) Polonia Restituta (22 Dec 1942) LM (29 Jan 1946) Order of Orange-Nassau (15 Mar 1949) Knight of the Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (1 Jan 1951)
laterwork=First and Principal Naval Aide-de-camp to King George VI (15 Jan 1951 - 24 Apr 1952) & to Queen Elizabeth (Jan - Apr 1952) Deputy Lieutenant, Southampton (27 Apr 1953).
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Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur John Power GCB, GBE, CVO (12 April 1889 – 28 January 1960) was an officer of the Royal Navy, who saw service in World War I and World War II.

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