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i NEW REAR-ADMIRAL FOR 3 AUSTRALIAN NAVY
The British Admiralty proposes to nominate Rear-Admiral R. H. C. Lane Poole to command the Australian squadron as successor to Rear-Ad-
miral W. T. Rändle Ford.
Mr. Parkhill said yesterday that a communication had been despatched to the Secretary of State for Domi- nion Affairs accepting the nomination of Rear-Admiral Lane Poole, who was Captain of the Royal Australian Naval College from April, 1923, until April, 1927, but of late has been in com- mand of the Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport, England,