|Sir George Atkinson-Willes|
|Born||13 July 1847|
|Died||25 December 1921(aged 74)|
|Years of service||1861 - 1912|
|Commands held||HMS Comus
East Indies Station
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Promoted to Captain in 1886, he commanded HMS Comus, HMS Indefatigable, HMS Agamemnon, HMS Hero and then HMS Howe. He was appointed Commodore commanding the Training Squadron in 1895 and then commanded the Dockyard Reserve at Chatham from 1898. In 1901 he assumed the additional surname of Willes in compliance with the will of his uncle Admiral Sir George Ommanney Willes. Promoted to Rear Admiral that year, he became Second-in-Command of the Home Fleet in 1902 and Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station in 1903. He was at the head of a squadron of three ships which took part in the Somaliland Campaign in 1904. He retired in 1912.
He married Alice Mort (1856-1938), daughter of Thomas Sutcliffe Mort.
Sir Charles Drury
|Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station
Sir Edmund Poë