Edmund Francis FitzGerald

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Commander (retired) Edmund Francis FitzGerald (25 April, 1888 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy. His last name might well have been Fitzgerald.

Life & Career

Born in R.N. Hospital, Esquimalt the son of an Inspector General, seemingly of R.N. Hospitals.

FitzGerald was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1910.[1]

FitzGerald was appointed in command of the destroyer Scout on 24 May, 1918.[2]

FitzGerald was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1918.[3]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Vortigern in November, 1920.[4]

FitzGerald was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Commander on 3 November, 1929.[5]

World War II

FitzGerald was promoted to the rank of Captain on 15 February, 1941.[6]

Reverted to the Retired List on 15 June, 1946.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry V. Hudson
Captain of H.M.S. Narwhal
11 Apr, 1918[7] – 24 May, 1918[8]
Succeeded by
Robin W. M. Lloyd
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Scout
24 May, 1918[9][10] – Nov, 1919[11]
Succeeded by
Norman A. G. Ohlenschlager
Preceded by
Jack E. A. Mocatta
Captain of H.M.S. Sirdar
10 Nov, 1919[12][Inference] – 9 Dec, 1919[13]
Succeeded by
Norman A. G. Ohlenschlager
Preceded by
Ernest L. Cardale
Captain of H.M.S. Scout
21 Jun, 1920[14][15] – Nov, 1920[16]
Succeeded by
Joseph Horsfield
Preceded by
Julian Harrison
Captain of H.M.S. Vortigern
Nov, 1920[17][18] – May, 1923[19]
Succeeded by
Patrick W. R. Weir
Preceded by
Cosmo M. Graham
Captain of H.M.S. Vansittart
9 Jul, 1923[20] – Mar, 1925[21]
Succeeded by
Frederick L. Cavaye
Preceded by
Herbert Owen
Captain of H.M.S. Tribune
28 Jan, 1929[22][Inference]c. Mar, 1929[23]
Succeeded by
Eric A. Stocker
Preceded by
Alexander M. Donovan
Captain of H.M.S. Tilbury
c. Mar, 1929[24] – 1 May, 1929[25]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Edward Eastwick-Field
Captain of H.M.S. Tyrant
1 May, 1929[26][Inference] – 2 Aug, 1929[27]
Succeeded by
Hugh E. Raymond
Preceded by
Frank H. Roberts
as Captain of U.S.S. Branch
Captain of H.M.S. Beverley
Oct, 1940 – 28 Jan, 1941
Succeeded by
John Grant
Preceded by
Michael Everard
Captain of H.M.S. Caradoc
8 Jul, 1943 – 1 Apr, 1944
Succeeded by
Addison J. Baker-Cresswell

Footnotes

  1. Uboat.net page on the man.
  2. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 905.
  3. Uboat.net page on the man.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 896.
  5. Uboat.net page on the man.
  6. Uboat.net page on the man.
  7. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  8. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  9. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 905.
  11. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  12. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  13. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  14. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  15. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), 18 June 1920, p. 6.
  16. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  17. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 839.
  19. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 279.
  21. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  22. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  23. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  24. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  25. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  26. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.
  27. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/18. f. 370.