Edmund Frederick Jeffreys

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Admiral Edmund Frederick Jeffreys, C.V.O., Royal Navy (1 October, 1846 – 19 March, 1925) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Jeffreys was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with a seniority of 29 April, 1867, delivering the highest marks in navigation and pilotage for the year, granting him the Beaufort Testimonial for 1868.[1]

Jeffreys was promoted to the rank of Commander on 3 February, 1879.[2]

Jeffreys was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1885.[3]

Jeffreys was appointed in command of the Hecla on 6 November, 1888.[4]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Hood on 1 June, 1893.

On the occasion of the King's visit to Ireland Jeffreys was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) on 11 August, 1903.[5]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 1 September, 1904, vice Harris.[6]

Jeffreys was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 12 May, 1908, vice Bickford.[7] In accordance with the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 18 May.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral E. F. Jeffreys" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 24 March, 1925. Issue 43918, col B, p. 10.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hector B. Stewart
Captain of H.M.S. Hecla
17 Jul, 1885[9][10] – 7 Feb, 1888[11]
Succeeded by
Edmund F. Jeffreys
Preceded by
Edmund F. Jeffreys
Captain of H.M.S. Hecla
6 Nov, 1888[12] – 21 Feb, 1889[13]
Succeeded by
Edwin J. P. Gallwey
Preceded by
Arthur K. Wilson
Assistant Director of Torpedoes
21 Jan, 1889[14] – Jun, 1893[15]
Succeeded by
William H. May
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Hood
1 Jun, 1893[16][17] – Oct, 1895[18]
Succeeded by
Charles C. Drury
Preceded by
Archibald L. Douglas
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
9 Nov, 1895[19] – 10 Aug, 1897[20][21]
Succeeded by
William H. May
Preceded by
Henry C. Kane
Director of Naval Ordnance and Torpedoes
18 Aug, 1897[22]
Succeeded by
William H. May
Preceded by
Atwell P. MacL. Lake
Senior Officer on the Coast of Ireland
2 Feb, 1901[23]
Succeeded by
Angus MacLeod

Footnotes

  1. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/86. f. 99.
  2. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/86. f. 99.
  3. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/86. f. 99.
  4. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 25 October, 1888. Issue 32526, col C, p. 10.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27586. p. 5058. 11 August, 1903.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27715. p. 6044. 20 September, 1904.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28138. p. 3669. 19 May, 1908.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 28140. p. 3883. 26 May, 1908.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1886). p. 214.
  10. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16. f. 518.
  11. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16. f. 518.
  12. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16. f. 518.
  13. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16. f. 518.
  14. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 688.
  15. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/86. f. 100.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 226.
  17. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/86. f. 50/100.
  18. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/86. f. 50/100.
  19. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 9 November, 1895. Issue 34730, col E, p. 10.
  20. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/86. f. 50/100.
  21. May Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. p. 860.
  22. Jeffreys Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 686.
  23. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 2 February, 1901. Issue 36368, col A, p. 7.