CARDEN, SIR SACKVILLE HAMILTON (1857-1930)
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CARDEN, SIR SACKVILLE
        HAMILTON (1857-1930)

British Admiral Carden was born in 1857. His father was Irish Colonel, Andrew Carden in service of the British Naval Forces.

Carden’s first military achievement was in the Egypt War, in 1882. Later, he joined the Suakim Operation (1894) and charged in Eastern Sudan. He joined the Benin Expedition (1897) in service of Sir Harry Rason. His was promoted to admiral rank, in 1908. He became the commander of Malta, in 1914 and later he replaced Sir Berkley Milne the Commander in Chief of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces.

Admiral Carden planned and commanded the unsuccessful Naval Attack of 18 March. Because of his weak health, Sir John de Robeck replaced him. Carden was given “Sir” title, in 1916.

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