Edmund Henry Jellicoe
Life & Career
Jellicoe was the much younger brother to John Rushworth Jellicoe (b. 1859).
Edmund Jellicoe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1898.
Shortly after being appointed in command of a destroyer on the China Station, he was found in his cabin with a gunshot wound to the head.
A Court of Inquiry determined that he had killed himself while suffering from a mental debility.
Harry L. Wells
|Captain of H.M.S. Whiting
11 Oct, 1904 – 30 Dec, 1904
George H. H. Holden
- Jellicoe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. p. 119/238.