Admiral of the Fleet Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, 1st Baron Wester Wemyss, GCB, CMG, MVO (12 April 1864 – 24 May 1933), known as Sir Rosslyn Wemyss between 1916 and 1919, was a Royal Navy officer. During the First World War he served as commander of the 12th Cruiser Squadron and then as Governor of Moudros before leading the British landings at Cape Helles and at Suvla Bay during the Gallipoli Campaign. He went on to be Commander of the East Indies & Egyptian Squadron in January 1916 and then First Sea Lord in December 1917, in which role he encouraged Admiral Roger Keyes, Commander of the Dover Patrol, to undertake more vigorous operations in the Channel, ultimately leading to the launch of the Zeebrugge Raid in April 1918.

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  • Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss (12 avril 1864 – 24 mai 1933), 1er baron Wester Wemyss, est un amiral de la flotte britannique qui occupa différentes fonctions de commandement durant la Première Guerre mondiale, surtout en Méditerranée et en Égypte. Il fut nommé First Sea Lord en décembre 1917. Il représentait la Grande-Bretagne, à côté du Maréchal Foch, générallissime des armées alliées, lors des négociations avec les Allemands et de la signature de l'armistice de 1918 dans la clairière de Rethondes. * Portail de la Royal Navy Portail de la Royal Navy * Portail de la Première Guerre mondiale Portail de la Première Guerre mondiale (fr)
  • Sir Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, 1. Baron Wester Wemyss, GCB, CMG, MVO (* 12. April 1864 in London, Vereinigtes Königreich; † 24. Mai 1933 in Cannes, Frankreich) war ein britischer Admiral der Flotte (Admiral of the Fleet) und Erster Seelord (First Sea Lord: 1917–1919) der britischen Marine. Er war der jüngste Sohn von James Hay Erskine-Wemyss (1829–1864) und dessen Gattin Millicent Anne Mary Erskine († 1895). Seit 1903 war er mit Victoria Morier (1864–1945) verheiratet. Mit ihr hatte er eine Tochter, Alice Elizabeth Millicent Erskine-Wemyss (1906–1994). Wemyss unterzeichnete das Abkommen zum Waffenstillstand von Compiègne (1918) zur Beendigung des Ersten Weltkrieges. Zusammen mit dem französischen Marschall Ferdinand Foch führte er die Delegation der Entente nach dem Sieg über die Mittelmächte an. Am 18. November 1919 wurde ihm der erbliche Adelstitel Baron Wester Wemyss, of Wemyss in the County of Fife in der Peerage of the United Kingdom verliehen. Da er keine männlichen Nachkommen hatte, erlosch der Titel mit seinem Tod. (de)
  • Admiral of the Fleet Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, 1st Baron Wester Wemyss, GCB, CMG, MVO (12 April 1864 – 24 May 1933), known as Sir Rosslyn Wemyss between 1916 and 1919, was a Royal Navy officer. During the First World War he served as commander of the 12th Cruiser Squadron and then as Governor of Moudros before leading the British landings at Cape Helles and at Suvla Bay during the Gallipoli Campaign. He went on to be Commander of the East Indies & Egyptian Squadron in January 1916 and then First Sea Lord in December 1917, in which role he encouraged Admiral Roger Keyes, Commander of the Dover Patrol, to undertake more vigorous operations in the Channel, ultimately leading to the launch of the Zeebrugge Raid in April 1918. (en)
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  • Admiral of the Fleet Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, 1st Baron Wester Wemyss, GCB, CMG, MVO (12 April 1864 – 24 May 1933), known as Sir Rosslyn Wemyss between 1916 and 1919, was a Royal Navy officer. During the First World War he served as commander of the 12th Cruiser Squadron and then as Governor of Moudros before leading the British landings at Cape Helles and at Suvla Bay during the Gallipoli Campaign. He went on to be Commander of the East Indies & Egyptian Squadron in January 1916 and then First Sea Lord in December 1917, in which role he encouraged Admiral Roger Keyes, Commander of the Dover Patrol, to undertake more vigorous operations in the Channel, ultimately leading to the launch of the Zeebrugge Raid in April 1918. (en)
  • Sir Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, 1. Baron Wester Wemyss, GCB, CMG, MVO (* 12. April 1864 in London, Vereinigtes Königreich; † 24. Mai 1933 in Cannes, Frankreich) war ein britischer Admiral der Flotte (Admiral of the Fleet) und Erster Seelord (First Sea Lord: 1917–1919) der britischen Marine. Er war der jüngste Sohn von James Hay Erskine-Wemyss (1829–1864) und dessen Gattin Millicent Anne Mary Erskine († 1895). Seit 1903 war er mit Victoria Morier (1864–1945) verheiratet. Mit ihr hatte er eine Tochter, Alice Elizabeth Millicent Erskine-Wemyss (1906–1994). (de)
  • Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss (12 avril 1864 – 24 mai 1933), 1er baron Wester Wemyss, est un amiral de la flotte britannique qui occupa différentes fonctions de commandement durant la Première Guerre mondiale, surtout en Méditerranée et en Égypte. Il fut nommé First Sea Lord en décembre 1917. Il représentait la Grande-Bretagne, à côté du Maréchal Foch, générallissime des armées alliées, lors des négociations avec les Allemands et de la signature de l'armistice de 1918 dans la clairière de Rethondes. (fr)
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