|Sir Ernest Archer|
|Born||September 14, 1891|
|Died||1958 (aged 66–67)|
|Years of service||1904 - 1950|
Royal Navy Barracks at Portsmouth
Scotland and Northern Ireland
World War I|
World War II
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Archer joined the Royal Navy in 1904. He served in World War I in destroyers. He also served in World War II as Captain of the battleship HMS Revenge from 1939: in this capacity he led the transport of the UK's gold bullion to Canada in July 1940. He continued his war service as Commander of the Royal Navy Barracks at Portsmouth from 1941, as Senior Naval Officer in North Russia from 1943 and then as Head of the Joint Services Mission to Moscow from 1944. After the War he became Flag Officer, Gibraltar. He was appointed Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland in 1948 and retired in 1950.
In 1917 he married Margaret Elizabeth Hope Bayly.
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