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Archie Russell Emdin (1865- )
1922 C.M.G., M.I.N.A., M.I.Met., Engr.-Rear-Admiral, on Staff of Commander-in-Chief, The Nore; b. August 15, 1865. Ed. City of London School; King's College, London. Training: Eng. College, Devonport; Portsmouth; and Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Career: Asst. Engr., 1887; Engr., 1891; Chief Engr., 1899; Engr. Commander, 1903; Engr.-Capt., 1914; Engr.Rear-Admiral, 1918; Special Mention for services in " Pelorus " 1898-9 and London 1905-6; during the War on Staffs of Admiral in Command of 2nd Cruiser Squadron " Shannon," and 5th Battle Squadron " Barham "; mentioned in Dispatches; St. Anne, 2nd Class, with Swords (Russia), 1917; Legion of Honour (France), 1919; Rising Sun, 2nd Class (Japan), 1920; served at Admiralty, 1892-98, and 1901-5; H.M. Dockyard, Devonport, 1906-9; Chief Engr., Invergordon Dockyard, 1916-17; Malta Dockyard, 1917-19. Address: 17, Star Hill, Rochester, Kent. T. N.: 345 Chatham.