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The Resignation of Prince Louis Alexander Mountbatten, the UK’s First Sea Lord – 29 October 1914

Posted on October 28th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Just 11 weeks after the outbreak of World War One, Prince Louis Alexander Mountbatten, First Sea Lord of the Royal Navy, was forced to resign. Although the 60-year-old Mountbatten had given over 40 years of loyal service to the UK, it was felt that, as he was born in Austria, there might be questions regarding […]