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135 People in group: Great War grouping; The Great War: Navy

The widespread introduction of modern communication techniques such as radio and sonar greatly changed the way Naval forces where used in the Great War. Gallipoli, on the northern bank of the Dardanelles, and Dogger Bank in the North Sea, where the location for some of the biggest navel battles of the Great War. Naval blockades nearly lost, and in turn, helped win the war, as each side attempted to stop all supplies reaching their intended destinations.

King George VI

1895-1952
Reigned 1936-52
Sitter associated with 454 portraits

Sir Edwyn Sinclair Alexander-Sinclair

1865-1945
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits

Henry William Allingham

1896-2009
Aircraft mechanic and car designer; World War I veteran and centenarian
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Geoffrey Schomberg Arbuthnot

1885-1957
Admiral
Sitter in 7 portraits

Sir Robert Keith Arbuthnot, 4th Bt

1864-1916
Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait

Arthur Melland Asquith

1883-1939
Brigadier-General and civil servant in Sudan; Recieved Distinguished Service Order
Sitter in 4 portraits

Philippe Marie Joseph Raymond Auboyneau

1899-1961
French naval commander and admiral
Sitter in 12 portraits

Sir Roger Roland Charles Backhouse

1878-1939
Admiral of the fleet
Sitter in 6 portraits

George Alexandra Ballard

1862-1948
Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Geoffrey Barnard

1902-1974
Vice-Admiral and President of the Royal Navy College
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir Charles Martin de Bartolome

1871-1941
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits

David Richard Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty

1871-1936
Admiral
Sitter in 18 portraits

Charles Pipon Beaty-Pownall

1872-1938
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits

Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford

1846-1919
Admiral and politician; MP for several constituencies
Sitter in 50 portraits

Sir Geoffrey Blake

1882-1968
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 6 portraits

Sir Osmond de Beauvoir Brock

1869-1947
Admiral
Sitter in 6 portraits

Francis Clifton Brown

1874-1963
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir Harold Arthur Brown

1878-1968
Vice admiral
Sitter in 12 portraits

Sir Montague Edward Browning

1863-1947
Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir Cecil Burney, 1st Bt

1858-1929
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 9 portraits