Edward Fitzmaurice Inglefield

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Rear-Admiral SIR Edward Fitzmaurice Inglefield, K.B.E., Royal Navy, Retired (10 April, 1861 – 19 July, 1945) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Edward Fitzmaurice Inglefield was born on 10 April, 1861, the youngest son of Admiral Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield, commander of the Arctic relief expedition of 1853. He was a cousin of Frederick Samuel Inglefield (later Admiral Sir Frederick Inglefield).

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 29 June, 1883.[1]

He was appointed Flag Lieutenant to Rear-Admiral St. G. C. D'Arcy Irvine on 1 September, 1888.[2]

Inglefield was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1895, aged thirty-four years, two months, and twenty days.[3]

He was appointed in command of the Achilles on 16 April, 1901, ending on 31 May, 1901.[4]

Captain

Inglefield was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1901.[5]

He was appointed in command of the armoured cruiser Antrim on 24 June, 1905.[6]

He was advanced to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 6 March, 1911.[7]

Inglefield was appointed a Knight Commander of the Military Division of the Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) on 1 January, 1919.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Rear-Adm. Sir Edward Inglefield" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 23 July, 1945. Issue 50201, col F, p. 7.

Service Records


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sir Astley Key
Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station
1878 – 1879
Succeeded by
Sir Francis L. McClintock
Preceded by
Francis W. Keary
Captain of H.M.S. Swallow
26 Aug, 1899[9]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Head of Trade Division
16 Sep, 1901[10][11]
Succeeded by
Harry Jones
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Antrim
24 Jun, 1905[12] – 31 Aug, 1906[13]
Succeeded by
William C. Pakenham
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25247. p. 3378. 3 July, 1883.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 23 August, 1888. Issue 32472, col B, p. 8.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26647. p. 4233. 26 July, 1895.
  4. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 269.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27335. p. 4780. 19 July, 1901.
  6. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 698.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28474. p. 2055. 10 March, 1911.
  8. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 31099. p. 111. 1 January, 1919.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 302.
  10. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 698.
  11. Naval Intelligence Department. Distribution of Work.—March 1905. The National Archives. ADM 231/45. p. 1.
  12. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 698.
  13. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 269.