Edgar Robert Morant

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Captain (retired) Edgar Robert Morant, D.S.O., R.N. (6 June, 1874 – 16 March, 1931) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Morant was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1896.

Morant was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1906.

Morant was granted the acting rank of Captain on 31 December, 1915.

Post-War

Morant was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 25 May, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward H. Rymer
Captain of H.M.S. Quail
7 Mar, 1901[1] – 28 Feb, 1903
Succeeded by
John A. Gregory
Preceded by
Benjamin J. Blower
Captain of H.M.S. Sharpshooter
21 Jul, 1903 – 18 Aug, 1903
Succeeded by
Wyndham Forbes
Preceded by
Harold G. Grenfell
Captain of H.M.S. Curlew
1 Jul, 1904 – late 1904
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Hector L. Watts-Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Speedy
3 Jan, 1905[2] – 8 Jan, 1907
Succeeded by
Charles E. W. Pyddoke
Preceded by
William F. Blunt
Captain of H.M.S. Cormorant
29 Nov, 1908[3] – 8 Dec, 1910
Succeeded by
Charles T. Borrett
Preceded by
Charles J. Wintour
Captain of H.M.S. Exe
26 Jan, 1911[4] – 21 May, 1912
Succeeded by
Alan M. Yeats-Brown
Preceded by
John F. Grant-Dalton
Captain of H.M.S. Canopus
21 May, 1912[5] – 30 Apr, 1914
Succeeded by
Philip J. Stopford
Preceded by
Arthur G. Warren
Captain of H.M.S. Iphigenia
30 Apr, 1914 – 11 Mar, 1915
Succeeded by
Thomas W. Kemp
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Biarritz
11 Mar, 1915[6] – 14 Aug, 1918
Succeeded by
Richard H. O. Lane-Poole
Preceded by
Walter R. G. Petre
Captain of H.M.S. Angora
9 Sep, 1915 – 13 Sep, 1915
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 296a.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 377.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 295.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 311.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 291.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 400z.