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137 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 455 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 51 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

Sir George Astley Callaghan

1852-1920
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 6 portraits

Sir Henry Hervey Campbell

1865-1933
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir Sackville Hamilton Carden

1857-1930
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits

Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter

1881-1955
Vice-Admiral; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 12 portraits

John Walsh Carrington

1879-1964
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Moore Casement

1877-1952
Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Edward Francis Benedict Charlton

1865-1937
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits

Alfred Chatfield, 1st Baron Chatfield

1873-1967
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 4 portraits

Alfred Buchanan Cheetham

1868-1918
Seaman and explorer on Antarctic expeditions
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Charles Henry Coke

1854-1945
Admiral
Sitter in 6 portraits

Sir Stanley Cecil James Colville

1861-1939
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits

Charles Frederick Corbett

1867-1955
Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Walter Henry Cowan, 1st Bt

1871-1956
Admiral
Sitter in 8 portraits

Sir Christopher Cradock

1862-1914
Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait

Norman Carlyle Craig

1868-1919
Politician and Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Sitter in 2 portraits

Andrew Browne Cunningham, Viscount Cunningham

1883-1963
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 11 portraits

Cecil Frederick Dampier

1868-1950
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits

Tristan Dannreuther

1872-1963
Naval officer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir John Michael de Robeck, Bt

1862-1928
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 12 portraits

Henry Edward Diesen

1883-1953
Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir Barry Edward Domvile

1878-1971
Admiral
Sitter in 17 portraits

Sir (Henry) Percy Douglas

1876-1939
Vice-Admiral, hydrographer, athlete and rifle-shooter
Sitter in 8 portraits

Sir (Frederick Charles) Doveton Sturdee, 1st Bt

1859-1925
Admiral
Sitter in 7 portraits

Sidney Robert Drury-Lowe

1871-1945
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir Sheldon Francis Dudley

1884-1956
Surgeon, Vice-Admiral and Chief of Medical Services in the Royal Navy
Sitter in 13 portraits

Sir Alexander Ludovic Duff

1862-1933
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits

Philip Wylie Dumas

1868-1948
Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits

Cyril Walter Dumpleton

1897-1966
Politician and Mayor of St Albans
Sitter associated with 1 portrait

John Bridges Eustace

1861-1947
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir Hugh Evan-Thomas

1862-1928
Admiral
Sitter in 6 portraits

Sir Allan Frederic Everett

1868-1938
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits

Richard Bowles Farquhar

1859-1948
Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Paul Fildes

1882-1971
Microbiologist; son of Sir Luke Fildes
Sitter in 3 portraits

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

1841-1920
Admiral
Sitter in 16 portraits

Sir Herbert Fitzherbert

1885-1958
Admiral of the Royal Navy
Sitter in 9 portraits

Sir Arthur Gaskell

1871-1952
Surgeon Vice-Admiral and writer of various papers connected with the Royal Naval Medical Service
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir Ernest Frederick Augustus Gaunt

1865-1940
Admiral
Sitter in 8 portraits

Sir William Edmund Goodenough

1867-1945
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits

Alfred Ernest Albert Grant

1861-1933
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits

Henry William Grant

1870-1949
Naval commander and telecommunications company director
Sitter in 1 portrait