|Sir Hugh Tothill|
1918 portrait by Francis Dodd
|Born||14 March 1865|
|Died||25 September 1927 (aged 62)|
|Commands held||HMS Illustrious
East Indies Station
|Battles/wars||World War I|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Admiral Sir Hugh Henry Darby Tothill KCB KCMG KCVO (14 March 1865 – 25 September 1927) was a Royal Navy officer who served as Captain in World War I and went on to become Commander-in-chief of East Indies Station following his promotion to Admiral.
Tothill was promoted to Lieutenant in 1888, Commander in January 1901, and subsequently to Captain in 1906. Having received command of the HMS Illustrious by 1908 and the HMS Lancaster by 1911, he served in World War I, commanding the HMS Conqueror at the Battle of Jutland in 1916.
After the war he was appointed Fourth Sea Lord in 1917 and served as Commander-in-chief at East Indies Station from 1919 to 1921 before becoming Admiral Commanding the Reserves in 1923. He retired from military service in 1926 and died in 1927.
- "No. 25772". The London Gazette. 3 January 1888. p. 15.
- "No. 27263". The London Gazette. 4 January 1901. p. 82.
- Royal Navy Flag Officers 1904-1945
- Navy List 1908
- 1911 Census Results
- Battle of Jutland - Royal Navy Ships and Commanding Officers
- Royal Air Force flag: timeline for introduction
- Sir Henry Hesketh Bell Collection Janus
- Naval and Military, The Times, 24 July 1923
- Service Notes Evening Post, 1926
- Obituary: Admiral Sir Hugh Tothill, The Times, 27 September 1927
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