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From The Great War 1914-1918

The Admiralty: The chief Government office in "Whitehall, London, S.W., where the business of the British Navy is centred. It is in touch by wireless telegraphy, with all ships within the range of call. The First Lord of the Admiralty (Mr. Winston Churchill) is in charge, and is responsible to Parliament for its control. [1]


The following timeline provides a simple chronological listing of events relating to Admiralty.

8 September Decision to appoint Flag Officer as Director of Air Services.


  1. Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.144.

==Glossary of words and phrases==

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