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Lancelot Ernest Holland
Nationality British
Rank Vice-Admiral
Born 1887
Died 24 May 1941 (HMS Hood)
Career
30 June 1926 Captain
11 Jan. 1938 Rear Admiral
1930 - 1931 Chief of the Naval Mission for Greece (Commander of the Order of the Redeemer)
1937 - 1938 Assistant Chief of Naval Staff
1938 - 1939 2nd Battle Squadron
1939 - 1940 Admiralty, Air Ministry Staff
April 1940 Norwegian action on Rodney
Nov. 1940 Mediterranean operation "Collar", naval battle at Cap Teulada, Spartivento, Sardinia
1941 Commanding the Battle Cruiser Squadron, Second-in-Command of the Home Fleet (HMS Hood)


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