Edward Dallas Marston

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Commander (retired) Edward Dallas Marston, R.N. (14 September, 1892 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Marston gained no time on passing out of the Training Establishment on 15 May, 1910. He immediately was appointed to Shannon of the Second Cruiser Squadron and spent a year with her, suffering a three-week bout with German Measles in March/April 1911. He then spent two years in the armoured cruiser Duke of Edinburgh before returning to Liverpool in City of London to undertake examinations.

Marston was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1915.

Marston was appointed in command of the destroyer Bulldog on 8 August, 1918.[1]

Marston was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1923.

Marston was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 27 December, 1935.

World War II

In mid-1940 he was appointed to the Royal Naval College, Greenwich for duty with Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve officers. He reverted to the Retired List on 17 July, 1944.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George E. Lewin
Captain of H.M.S. Triad
3 Apr, 1918 – 14 May, 1918
Succeeded by
Adam Ferguson
Preceded by
Walter F. Smithwick
Captain of H.M.S. Bulldog
8 Aug, 1918[2] – 17 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Preceded by
James V. Creagh
Captain of H.M.S. Montrose
23 Oct, 1929 – 16 Nov, 1929
Succeeded by
Arthur J. L. Murray
Preceded by
Walter F. Smithwick
Captain of H.M.S. Carstairs
16 Nov, 1929[3] – 16 Nov, 1931
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 746.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 746.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 222.