Foreign News: Retired

Arriving at the age of 65, too old to be an active admiral, Viscount Jellicoe of Scapa, onetime Admiral of the Fleet, has retired, as was announced by the Admiralty last week.

Admiral Jellicoe commanded the War until after the Battle of Jutland in 1916, when he was succeeded by Admiral Beatty. He then became First Sea Lord at the Admiralty and Chief of the Naval Staff. In 1920, he was appointed Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of New Zealand, a position which he relinquished last August.


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