Louis Mountbatten, 1st Yerl Mountbatten o Burma

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Admiral o the Fleet The Richt Honourable
The Yerl Mountbatten o Burma
KG GCB OM GCSI GCIE GCVO DSO PC FRS
Lord Mountbatten Naval in colour Allan Warren.jpg
The Yerl Mountbatten o Burma, 1976
Photograph bi Allan Warren
First Sea Laird
In office
18 Apryle 1955 – 19 October 1959
Prime Meenister Anthony Eden
Harold Macmillan
Precedit bi Rhoderick McGrigor
Succeedit bi Charles Lambe
Govrenor-General o Indie
In office
15 August 1947 – 21 Juin 1948
Monarch George VI
Prime Meenister Jawaharlal Nehru
Precedit bi Himsel (Viceroy o Indie)
Succeedit bi Chakravarti Rajagopalachari
Viceroy o Indie
In office
12 Februar 1947 – 15 August 1947
Monarch George VI
Precedit bi The Viscount Wavell
Succeedit bi Himsel (Govrenor General o Indie)
Personal details
Born Prince Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas o Battenberg
25 Juin 1900(1900-06-25)
Frogmore House, Windsor, Berkshire, Ingland
Dee'd 27 August 1979(1979-08-27) (aged 79)
Mullaghmore, Coonty Sligo, Ireland
Spoose(s) Edwina Ashley (m. 1922; d. 1960)
Bairns
Parents
Alma mater Christ's College, Cambridge
Profession Naval officer
Militar service
Service/branch Ryal Navy
Years o service 1913–65
Rank Admiral o the Fleet
Commands Chief o the Defence Staff (1959–65)
First Sea Laird (1955–59)
Mediterranean Fleet (1952–54)
Fowert Sea Laird (1950–52)
Supreme Allied Commander, Sooth East Asie Command (1943–46)
Chief o Combined Operations (1941–43)
HMS Illustrious (1941)
HMS Kelly (1939–41)
HMS Wishart (1934–36)
HMS Daring (1934)
Battles/wars First Warld War
Seicont Warld War
Awairds Knicht o the Gairten
Knicht Grand Cross o the Order o the Bath
Member o the Order o Meerit
Knicht Grand Commander o the Order o the Starn o Indie
Knicht Grand Commander o the Order o the Indie Empire
Knicht Grand Cross o the Ryal Victorian Order
Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches

Admiral o the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Yerl Mountbatten o Burma, KG, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS[1] (born Prince Louis o Battenberg; 25 Juin 1900 – 27 August 1979) wis a Breetish naval officer an statesman, an uncle o Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh, an seicont cuisin ance remuived o Queen Elizabeth II.

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  1. Zuckerman (1981), pp. 354–366.

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