Victor Stanley (Royal Navy officer)
|Sir Victor Stanley|
|Born||17 January 1867|
|Died||9 June 1934 (aged 67)|
|Commands held||HMS Essex
Royal Naval College, Dartmouth
|Battles/wars||World War I|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Born the son of the Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, giving him the honorific "The Honourable", Stanley entered the navy in 1880, was appointed a Lieutenant in 1889, promoted to Commander in January 1901, and Captain 1905. He became naval attaché to Russia in 1905, commanding officer of the cruiser HMS Essex in 1909 and Captain of the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth in 1912. He served in World War I as commanding officer of the battleship HMS Erin from 1914 to 1917. He became naval attaché in the British delegation to Washington D. C. in 1918, Second-in-Command of the 1st Battle Squadron in 1919 and Vice Admiral Commanding the Reserve Fleet in 1924 before retiring in 1926.
He stood unsuccessfully for the Conservative Party.
|Liberal||Hugh Mowbray Meyler||22,264||53.7||+3.9|
|Unionist||Hon. Victor Albert Stanley||19,192||46.3||-3.9|
|Liberal gain from Unionist||Swing||+3.9|
- The London Gazette: . 4 January 1901.
- Naval and Military Intelligence, The Times, 8 July 1912
- The Navy List, October 1915
- Senior Royal Navy Appointments
- British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-49, FWS Craig
- Morgan, Henry James Types of Canadian women and of women who are or have been connected with Canada: (Toronto, 1903)
Sir William Goodenough
|Commander-in-Chief, Reserve Fleet
Sir Rudolph Bentinck