Edmund Charles Drummond

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Admiral Edmund Charles Drummond, Royal Navy (4 August, 1841 – 6 May, 1911) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 11 May, 1862.

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Commander on 11 October, 1867. Because he is named as a "late Flag Lieutenant" to Rear-Admiral Yelverton it is assumed that this was a "Haul-Down promotion".[1]

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1877.[2]

Drummond was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to the Queen dated 5 August, 1890, vice Fane.[3]

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 26 March, 1892, vice Buller.[4]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral dated 21 December, 1898.[5]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 1 October, 1903.[6]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, Drummond was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 26 November, 1904.[7]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Compton E. Domvile
Captain of H.M.S. Temeraire
18 Oct, 1886[8] – 26 Oct, 1889
Succeeded by
Gerard H. U. Noel
Preceded by
William R. Kennedy
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station
16 Mar, 1895[9] – 22 Mar, 1898
Succeeded by
Archibald L. Douglas

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23309. p. 5440. 11 October, 1867.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 24537. p. 3. 1 January, 1878.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26077. p. 4328. 8 August, 1890.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26272. p. 1850. 29 March, 1892.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27041. p. 148. 10 January, 1899.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27603. p. 6088. 6 October, 1903.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27740. p. 8290. 2 November, 1904.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 233.
  9. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 88.