Nick Jellicoe delivering his grandfather's dress coat to the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth (Photo: NMRN)

Jellicoe family items for display at UK navy museum's Jutland exhibition

Posted on centenarynews.com on 21 April 2016
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A collection of items belonging to Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, British commander at the Battle of Jutland, will go on display as part of the National Museum of the Royal Navy's centenary exhibition in Portsmouth.

The Admiral's full naval dress uniform and his medals are among the items lent by his grandson, Nick Jellicoe.

A telescope presented on his promotion to captain in 1897 and possibly used at Jutland, is also part of the collection.

The collection will form part of the National Museum of the Royal Navy’s latest First World War exhibition – 36 Hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle That Won The War. It opens to the public on May 19th at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Further information can be found on the NMRN exhibition website. You can also read more here in Centenary News.

Information & images supplied by NMRN, Portsmouth

Posted by: CN Editorial Team