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The King's Sailor Son: On Duty at Sea

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It was announced officially in May that Prince Albert, second son of the King, had been promoted from Acting Sub-Lieutenant to Sub-Lieutenant in his Majesty’s Navy. His Royal Highness, who is in his twenty-first year, entered the Royal Naval College, Osborne, in January x909, and became a midshipman in September 1913. He was promoted to Acting Sub-Lieutenant in September i9I5.


When war broke out he was serving in a flag-ship of the Grand Fleet, but in September 1914 he was compelled to go on sick leave, and was operated upon for appendicitis. He was unable to rejoin his ship until the February of the following year. In the following November he was again on sick leave, with an obstinate gastric disorder. He returned to active duty in May of this year.



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