Edmund Henry Jellicoe

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Lieutenant Edmund Henry Jellicoe (10 September, 1875 – 30 December, 1904) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

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.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Harry L. Wells
Captain of H.M.S. Whiting
11 Oct, 1904[1] – 30 Dec, 1904
Succeeded by
George H. H. Holden


  1. Jellicoe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. p. 119/238.