Edward Henry Fitzhardinge Heaton-Ellis

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Vice-Admiral SIR Edward Fitzhardinge Heaton-Ellis, K.B.E., C.B., M.V.O., Royal Navy, Retired (19 November, 1868 – 23 February, 1943) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Commander dated 31 December, 1902.[1]

Heaton-Ellis was appointed a Member of the Fourth Class of the Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) on 30 April, 1907.[2]

On 30 June, 1908, Heaton-Ellis was promoted to the rank of Captain.[3]

He was appointed to command the battleship Prince of Wales on 19 December, 1911.[4]

He was appointed command of the battleship King Edward VII on 17 May, 1912.[5]

Heaton-Ellis succeeded Captain Maurice FitzMaurice as Assistant Director of the Intelligence Division of the War Staff on 14 February, 1914.[6]

Great War

On 15 September he was appointed an Additional Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) dated 31 May.[7]

Post-War

In recognition of his services during the war, on the occasion of the King's birthday Heaton-Ellis was appointed a Commander of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) on 3 June, 1919.[8] He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 4 October vice Silver.[9] He was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 2 December.[10] On 1 January, 1920, he was appointed a Knight Commander in the Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.).[11]

He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 18 January, 1925.[12]

Bibliography

  • "Vice-Admiral Sir E. Heaton-Ellis" (Obituaries). The Times. Thursday, 25 February, 1943. Issue 49479, col D, p. 7.

Service Records


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ernest L. Austen
Captain of H.M. T.B. 56
13 Mar, 1894[13]
Succeeded by
Lionel A H. Maitland-Addison
Preceded by
Henry Blackett
Captain of H.M.S. Hardy
3 Mar, 1897[14][15] – 15 Apr, 1898[16]
Succeeded by
Llewellyn Griffiths
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Sentinel
1 Mar, 1905[17] – 11 Jun, 1907[18]
Succeeded by
Harry L. d'E. Skipwith
Preceded by
Frederick R. W. Morgan
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Paris
30 Jun, 1907[19]
Succeeded by
W. A. Howard Kelly
Preceded by
The Hon. Hubert G. Brand
Captain of H.M.S. Good Hope
16 Feb, 1911[20][21] – 19 Dec, 1911[22]
Succeeded by
Charles D. Carpendale
Preceded by
Ronald A. Hopwood
Captain of H.M.S. Prince of Wales
19 Dec, 1911[23] – 17 May, 1912[24]
Succeeded by
Henry T. Buller
Preceded by
Adolphus H. Williamson
Captain of H.M.S. King Edward VII
17 May, 1912[25] – 12 Jun, 1913[26]
Succeeded by
George P. Ross
Preceded by
Maurice S. FitzMaurice
Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence Division
14 Feb, 1914[27] – 13 May, 1914[28]
Succeeded by
Vivian R. Brandon
Preceded by
Richard F. Phillimore
Captain of H.M.S. Inflexible
13 Apr, 1915[29] – 29 Nov, 1916[30]
Succeeded by
Arthur A. M. Duff
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 27512. p. 4. 2 January, 1903.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 28020. p. 3191. 10 May, 1907.
  3. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28151. p. 4644. 26 June, 1908.
  4. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 38.
  5. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 38.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 14 February, 1914. Issue 40447, col C, p. 4.
  7. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29751. p. 9070. 15 September, 1916.
  8. Edinburgh Gazette: no. 13459. p. 2066. 5 June, 1919.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 31610. p. 12891. 21 October, 1919.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 31698. p. 15475. 19 December, 1919.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 31712. p. 6. (Supplement) 1 January, 1920.
  12. The London Gazette: no. 33015. p. 591. 27 January, 1925.
  13. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 227.
  15. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  16. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  17. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  18. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  19. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 38.
  20. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 38.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 321.
  22. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. 196/43. f. 20/38.
  23. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 38.
  24. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  25. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 38.
  26. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  27. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  28. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  29. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395k.
  30. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. 196/43. f. 20/38.