|Sir Douglas Eric Holland-Martin|
|Years of service||1920–1966|
|Commands held||HMS Tartar
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Service Cross
|Relations||(Dame) Rosamund Holland-Martin (wife); 2 children|
He served in World War II and then became Naval attaché to Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. He was appointed Commander of the destroyer HMS Agincourt in 1949 and then Director of Plans at the Admiralty in 1952. He took command of the aircraft carrier HMS Eagle in 1954 and then became Flag Officer, Flotillas, Mediterranean in 1955.
He was made Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel in 1957 and Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet and NATO Commander Allied Forces Mediterranean in 1961. His final post was as Commandant of the Imperial Defence College in 1964. He retired in 1966.
In 1951 he married Rosamund Mary Hornby, daughter of St John Hornby. Lady Holland-Martin became better known as: Dame Rosamund Holland-Martin, DBE, DL, the Chairman of the NSPCC. The couple had two children: a son and a daughter.
Sir Charles Lambe
|Second Sea Lord
Sir St John Tyrwhitt
Sir Alexander Bingley
|Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet
Sir John Hamilton
Sir Hugh Constantine
|Commandant of the Imperial Defence College
Sir John Anderson
Sir Peter Reid
|Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom
Sir Nigel Henderson