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Admiral Sir Frederick Laurence Field Field K.C.B.
1884 Entered Royal Navy
1893 Promoted Lieut.
1896 Qualified as Torpedo Lieut.
1910 Commanded H.M.S. "Duncan"
1912 Superintendent of Signal Schools
1914 Capt. H.M.S. Vernon (Torpedo School)
Captain of H.M.S. "King George V" at the Battle of Jutland; mentioned in despatches, awarded C.B. (Military division).
1916 Chief of Staff to Admiral Second-in-Command Grand Fleet. Awarded C.M.G. for this service.
1918 Director of Torpedoes and Mining at Admiralty
1919 Promoted Rear-Admiral.
1919 Member of Committee to advise British Government on Imperial Wireless Telegraphy Communications.
1920 Third Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy
1923 K.C.B. Rear Admiral Commanding Battle Cruiser Squadron.
Associate of Institute of Naval Architects.