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Admiral is a senior rank of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, which equates to the NATO rank code OF-9, outranked only by the rank admiral of the fleet.
Admiral of the Fleet is a five-star naval officer rank and the highest rank of the British Royal Navy.
Vice Admiral Sir Adrian James Johns, (born 1 September 1951) is a former senior officer in the Royal Navy, serving as Second Sea Lord between 2005 and 2008.
Air chief marshal (Air Chf Mshl or ACM) is a four-star air officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force, where it is the most senior peacetime air force rank.
Field Marshal Sir Alexander George Woodford, GCB, KCMG (15 June 1782 – 26 August 1870), was a British Army officer.
General Sir Alexander John Godley, (4 February 1867 – 6 March 1957) was a senior British Army officer.
General Sir (Alfred) Dudley Ward, (27 January 1905 – 28 December 1991) was a senior British Army officer who saw distinguished active service during the Second World War and later became Governor of Gibraltar.
Alison Flora MacMillan,, is a British diplomat, who, since May 2013 has served as Deputy Governor of Gibraltar.
General Sir Archibald Hunter, (6 September 1856 – 28 June 1936) was a senior officer in the British Army who distinguished himself during the Boer War.
General Sir Arthur Edward Harding (2 March 1828 – 15 July 1892) was Governor of Gibraltar.
Brigadier general (Brig. Gen.) is a senior rank in the armed forces.
The British Nationality Act 1981 (c.61) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom concerning British nationality since 1 January 1983.
The British Overseas Territories (BOT) or United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are 14 territories under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
The British Overseas Territories Act 2002 (c.8) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which superseded parts of the British Nationality Act 1981.
General Sir Charles Harington Harington, (31 May 1872 – 22 October 1940) was a British Army officer most noted for his service during the First World War and the Chanak Crisis.
General Sir Charles Frederic Keightley, (24 June 1901 – 17 June 1974) was a British Army officer during and following the Second World War.
General Charles O'Hara (1740 – 25 February 1802) was a British military officer who served in the Seven Years' War, American War of Independence, and French Revolutionary War, and later served as Governor of Gibraltar.
General Charles Rainsford (3 February 1728 – 24 May 1809) was a British Army officer.
Charles VI (1 October 1685 – 20 October 1740; Karl VI.) succeeded his elder brother, Joseph I, as Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia (as Charles II), King of Hungary and Croatia, Serbia and Archduke of Austria (as Charles III) in 1711.
The Chief Minister of Gibraltar is the head of Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar who is elected by the Gibraltar Parliament, and formally appointed by the Governor of Gibraltar, representative of the British Monarch.
General Sir Clive Gerard Liddell, (1 May 1883 – 9 September 1956) was a senior British Army officer who served as Adjutant-General to the Forces from 1937 to 1939.
The coat of arms of Gibraltar was first granted by a Royal Warrant passed in Toledo on 10 July 1502 by Isabella I of Castile during Gibraltar's Spanish period.
Lieutenant General Colin Campbell (1754–1814) was Lieutenant Governor of Gibraltar.
A commander-in-chief, also sometimes called supreme commander, or chief commander, is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces.
Crown colony, dependent territory and royal colony are terms used to describe the administration of United Kingdom overseas territories that are controlled by the British Government.
General David Colyear, 1st Earl of Portmore (c. 1656 – 2 January 1730) was a Scottish general and Governor of Gibraltar.
Sir David Robert Campbell Durie, (born 21 August 1944) is a retired British civil servant, whose last major public appointment was as Governor of Gibraltar.
Admiral Sir David Williams, (22 October 1921 – 16 July 2012) was a senior officer in the Royal Navy and Governor of Gibraltar.
In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.
Defacement, in heraldry and vexillology, is the addition of a symbol or charge to another flag.
Admiral Sir Derek Roy Reffell, (born 6 October 1928) is a former Royal Navy officer and Governor of Gibraltar.
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.
Lieutenant General Edward Grant Martin Davis, (born 13 February 1963) is a senior Royal Marines officer.
Field Marshal William Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside, (6 May 1880 – 22 September 1959) was a senior officer of the British Army, who served as Chief of the Imperial General Staff during the first year of the Second World War.
Lieutenant General Edward Cornwallis (5 March 1713 – 14 January 1776) was a British military officer who was a member of the aristocratic Cornwallis family.
Elections in Gibraltar gives information on election and election results in Gibraltar.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
General Sir William Fenwick Williams, 1st Baronet of Kars (4 December 1800 – 26 July 1883) was a Nova Scotian and renowned military leader for the British during the Victorian era.
Field marshal (or field-marshal, abbreviated as FM) is a very senior military rank, ordinarily senior to the general officer ranks.
The flag of Gibraltar is an elongated banner of arms based on the coat of arms of Gibraltar, granted by Royal Warrant from Queen Isabella I of Castile on 10 July 1502.
The Flag of the Governor of Gibraltar is the official standard of the Governor of Gibraltar which is flown over buildings, vehicles and vessels to signify the presence of the governor.
Francis Columbine (died 22 September 1746) was a British Army officer and Governor of Gibraltar.
Sir Francis Neville Richards (born 1945) is a former British civil servant and diplomat who was Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Gibraltar from 2003 to 2006, and the director of the Government Communications Headquarters from 1998 to 2003.
General Sir Frederick William Edward Forestier Forestier-Walker, (17 April 1844 – 30 August 1910) was a British senior military officer and Governor of Gibraltar.
General (or full general to distinguish it from the lower general officer ranks) is the highest rank currently achievable by serving officers of the British Army.
George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron Heathfield, PC, KB (25 December 1717 – 6 July 1790) was a British Army officer who served in three major wars during the eighteenth century.
General Sir George Don (30 April 1756 – 17 January 1832) was a senior British Army military officer and colonial governor during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Rooke (1650 – 24 January 1709) was an English naval officer.
Field Marshal Sir George Stuart White, (6 July 1835 – 24 June 1912) was an officer of the British Army.
General Sir Gerald William Lathbury, (14 July 1906 – 16 May 1978) was a senior British Army officer who fought during the Second World War, serving with distinction with the British Army's airborne forces, commanding the 1st Parachute Brigade in Sicily, Italy and Holland.
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula.
The Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) is Gibraltar's public service broadcaster.
The Gibraltar Chronicle is a national newspaper published in Gibraltar since 1801.
General Sir Gordon Holmes Alexander MacMillan of MacMillan and Knap, (7 January 1897 – 21 January 1986) was a professional soldier who rose to become a general in the British Army.
Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar is the democratically elected government of the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.
The Government of the United Kingdom, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Lieutenant General Sir Harold Redman, (25 August 1899 – 1986) was a senior British Army officer and Governor of Gibraltar.
A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.
General Sir Henry Clinton, KB, MP (16 April 1730 – 23 December 1795) was a British army officer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1772 and 1795.
General Henry Edward Fox (4 March 1755 – 18 July 1811) was a British Army general.
Henry Nugent, Count of Valdesoto and Viscount Coolamber (died November 1704), was an Irish military man.
Lieutenant General Sir Herbert Scott Gould Miles, (31 July 1850 – 6 May 1926) was a senior British Army officer.
General Sir Hew Whitefoord Dalrymple, 1st Baronet (3 December 1750 – 9 April 1830) was a British Army general and Governor of Gibraltar.
General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, (26 May 1858 – 12 August 1930) was a senior British Army officer.
The House of Habsburg (traditionally spelled Hapsburg in English), also called House of Austria was one of the most influential and distinguished royal houses of Europe.
Admiral Sir Hugo Moresby White, (22 October 1939 – 1 June 2014) was a senior officer of the Royal Navy and subsequently Governor of Gibraltar.
Lieutenant General Humphrey Bland (1686 – 8 May 1763) was a British Army general who commanded the cavalry at the Battle of Culloden.
Lieutenant General Sir James Benjamin "Jim" Dutton, KCB, CBE, KStJ, ADC (born 21 February 1954) was the Governor of Gibraltar and is a retired Royal Marines officer.
General Sir James Fergusson, (1787–1865) was a British Army officer during the Napoleonic Wars and the Governor of Gibraltar from 1855 to 1859.
Field Marshal James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley and 1st Baron Kilmaine, PC (1682 – 14 July 1774), was an Irish officer in the British Army.
Lieutenant General Jasper Clayton (died 27 June 1743) was Governor of Gibraltar.
Field Marshal Sir John Lyon Chapple, (born 27 May 1931) was a career British Army officer in the second half of the 20th century.
General John Francis Cradock, 1st Baron Howden (11 August 175926 July 1839) was a British peer, politician and soldier.
Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Grandy, (8 February 1913 – 2 January 2004) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force.
General Sir John Irwin KB (1727/28 – May 1788) was an Irish soldier who served in the British Army.
General Sir John Miller Adye (1 November 181926 August 1900) was a British soldier and amateur artist.
General John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham, (9 October 1756 – 24 September 1835) was a British soldier and politician.
Major-General John Shrimpton was Governor of Gibraltar.
General Sir John Smith (22 February 1754 – 2 July 1837) was a British army general.
Field Marshal John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort, (10 July 1886 – 31 March 1946) was a senior British Army officer.
General Joseph Sabine (c. 1661 – 24 October 1739) was a British general and Member of Parliament.
General Sir Kenneth Arthur Noel Anderson, (25 December 1891 – 29 April 1959) was a senior British Army officer who saw service in both world wars.
Lieutenant General Sir Leicester Smyth (formerly Curzon-Howe) (25 October 1829 – 27 January 1891) was Governor of Gibraltar.
Lieutenant general (Lt Gen), formerly more commonly lieutenant-general, is a senior rank in the British Army and the Royal Marines.
Lieutenant-General Sir Lothian Nicholson (19 January 1827 – 27 June 1893) was Governor of Gibraltar.
Main Street (Calle Real) is the main arterial street in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar.
Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.
Marshal of the Royal Air Force (MRAF) is the highest rank in the British Royal Air Force (RAF).
MercoPress is an online news agency based in Montevideo, Uruguay.
The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.
Lieutenant General Sir Frank Noel Mason-MacFarlane (23 October 1889 – 12 August 1953) was a senior British Army officer, administrator and politician who served as Governor of Gibraltar during the Second World War.
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter David George Terry, (18 October 1926 – 19 December 2017) was a senior Royal Air Force commander who held a number of high-level British and NATO posts.
Philip Barton CMG OBE (born 18 August 1963) is a British diplomat who was High Commissioner to Pakistan 2014–16.
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, (Edward Augustus; 2 November 1767 – 23 January 1820) was the fourth son and fifth child of Britain's king, George III, and the father of Queen Victoria.
Prince George Louis of Hessen-Darmstadt (1669 – 13 September 1705) was a Field Marshal in the Austrian army. He is known for his career in Habsburg Spain, as Viceroy of Catalonia (1698–1701), head of the Austrian army in the War of Spanish Succession (1701–1705) and governor of Gibraltar in 1704. He was killed during the Siege of Barcelona the following year. He was known in Spanish as Jorge de Darmstadt and in Catalan as Jordi Darmstadt.
Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Ralph Eastwood, (10 May 1890 – 15 February 1959) was a senior British Army officer and Governor of Gibraltar during the Second World War.
General Richard Airey, 1st Baron Airey (April 180314 September 1881), known as Sir Richard Airey between 1855 and 1876, was a senior British Army officer of the 19th century.
Brigadier General Richard Kane (1662–1736) was an Irish soldier who served in the British Army.
Richard Napier Luce, Baron Luce, (born 14 October 1936) was Lord Chamberlain to the Queen from 2000 to 2006, and has been Governor of Gibraltar, a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) and Government Minister.
General Sir Robert Biddulph, (26 August 1835 – 18 November 1918) was a senior British Army officer.
Lieutenant-General Sir Robert Boyd KB (c. 1710 – 13 May 1794) was a British Army officer.
Lieutenant General Sir Robert Henry Gervase Fulton, (born 21 December 1948) is a retired Royal Marines officer who served as Governor of Gibraltar from 2006 until 2009.
General Sir Robert William Gardiner (2 May 1781 – 26 June 1864) was Master Gunner, St James's Park, the most senior Ceremonial Post in the Royal Artillery after the Sovereign.
Field Marshal Robert Cornelius Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala (6 December 1810 – 14 January 1890) was an Indian Army officer.
General Sir Robert Thomas Wilson (17 August 1777 – 9 May 1849) was a British general and politician who served in Flanders, Egypt, Iberian Peninsula, Prussia, and was seconded to the Imperial Russian Army in 1812.
Major General Roger Elliott (1665 – 16 May 1714) was one of the earliest British Governors of Gibraltar.
General Sir Charles Carmichael Monro, 1st Baronet, (15 June 1860 – 7 December 1929) was a senior British Army officer who served during the Second Boer War and the First World War and became Commander-in-Chief, India for the latter part of the conflict.
General Sir William Houston, 1st Baronet KC (10 August 1766 – 8 April 1842) was a General in the British Army and the Governor of Gibraltar.
The Convent has been the official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728.
Lieutenant General Thomas Fowke (pronounced "Foke") (c. 1690 – 29 March 1765) was a British Army officer who was appointed Governor of Gibraltar.
Brigadier General Thomas Stanwix (1670 – 14 March 1725) was a British Army officer, politician and Governor of Gibraltar.
General Sir Thomas Trigg(e) (c.1742 – 11 January 1814) fought during the Seven Years' War and commanded the 12th Regiment of Foot during the Great Siege of Gibraltar and was briefly a Lieutenant Governor of Gibraltar.
The Treaty of Utrecht, which established the Peace of Utrecht, is a series of individual peace treaties, rather than a single document, signed by the belligerents in the War of the Spanish Succession, in the Dutch city of Utrecht in March and April 1713.
The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Varyl Cargill Begg (1 October 1908 – 13 July 1995) was a Royal Navy officer.
General Sir William John Codrington, (26 November 1804 – 6 August 1884) was a British Army officer and politician who served in the Crimean War.
Lieutenant General William Hargrave (died 21 January 1751) was a British Army officer and Governor of Gibraltar.
Lieutenant General William Home, 8th Earl of Home (1681 – 28 April 1761) was a Scottish peer and the British Governor of Gibraltar between 1757 and 1761.
General Sir William Godfrey Fothergill Jackson, (28 August 1917 – 12 March 1999) was a British Army officer, military historian, author and Governor of Gibraltar.