Sir Maurice Swynfen Fitzmaurice, KCVO, CB, CMG (12 August 1870 – 23 January 1927) was an officer of the Royal Navy, who rose to the rank of vice-admiral. He served in a number of campaigns in Africa, being twice mentioned in despatches, and had risen to the rank of captain prior to the outbreak of the First World War. He served in the Mediterranean, where his ship was sunk by a submarine, and was later appointed to a number of staff posts. He collected a number of awards for his services in the war, and after its end became Director of Naval Intelligence. He died in 1927 while serving as commander in chief of the African Station.

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  • Sir Maurice Swynfen Fitzmaurice, KCVO, CB, CMG (12 August 1870 – 23 January 1927) was an officer of the Royal Navy, who rose to the rank of vice-admiral. He served in a number of campaigns in Africa, being twice mentioned in despatches, and had risen to the rank of captain prior to the outbreak of the First World War. He served in the Mediterranean, where his ship was sunk by a submarine, and was later appointed to a number of staff posts. He collected a number of awards for his services in the war, and after its end became Director of Naval Intelligence. He died in 1927 while serving as commander in chief of the African Station. (en)
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  • 1870-8-12
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  • 1927-1-23
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  • Director of Naval Intelligence
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  • Royal Navy officer during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Served during the Second Boer War and the First World War. (en)
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  • Sir Maurice Swynfen Fitzmaurice, KCVO, CB, CMG (12 August 1870 – 23 January 1927) was an officer of the Royal Navy, who rose to the rank of vice-admiral. He served in a number of campaigns in Africa, being twice mentioned in despatches, and had risen to the rank of captain prior to the outbreak of the First World War. He served in the Mediterranean, where his ship was sunk by a submarine, and was later appointed to a number of staff posts. He collected a number of awards for his services in the war, and after its end became Director of Naval Intelligence. He died in 1927 while serving as commander in chief of the African Station. (en)
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