Edward Oliver Brudenell Seymour Osborne

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Vice-Admiral Edward Oliver Brudenell Seymour Osborne, C.B., D.S.O., Royal Navy (13 April, 1883 – 17 September, 1956) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Osborne underwent examinations for in July, 1897 and gained entrance to Britannia's term of August, 1897, his 1398 marks placing him eleventh among the sixty-three candidates accepted as naval cadets.[1]

Osborne was the Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. Conqueror from 15 April, 1912–1915, and Executive Officer 1915–1918.

In August 1930, he was appointed in command of the light cruiser Centaur.

Bibliography

  • "Vice-Admiral E. O. B. S. Osborne" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 18 September, 1956. Issue 53630, col D, pg. 11.

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James S. Parker
Captain of H.M. T.B. 52
21 Jul, 1903[2]
Succeeded by
John S. G. Fraser
Preceded by
Cyril St. C. Cameron
Captain of H.M.S. Malcolm
28 Apr, 1924[3]
Succeeded by
Reginald V. Holt
Preceded by
Cyril St. C. Cameron
Captain (D), Fifth Destroyer Flotilla
28 Apr, 1924[4]
Succeeded by
Reginald V. Holt
as Commander (D), Fifth Destroyer Flotilla
Preceded by
Edmond J. G. Mackinnon
Captain of H.M.S. Montrose
10 Feb, 1925[5]
Succeeded by
James V. Creagh
Preceded by
Reginald V. Holt
as Commander (D), Fifth Destroyer Flotilla
Captain (D), Fifth Destroyer Flotilla
10 Feb, 1925[6]
Succeeded by
Kenneth MacLeod
Preceded by
Robin C. Dalglish
Captain of H.M.S. Centaur
1 Aug, 1930[7] – 25 Jul, 1932
Succeeded by
George H. D'O. Lyon
Preceded by
Charles A. A. Larcom
Naval Member of the Ordnance Committee
? – 1 Nov, 1940[8]
Succeeded by
Arthur F. Pridham

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Aug 13, 1897; pg. 8; Issue 35281.
  2. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 254.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 254.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 256.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 256.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 222.
  8. Pridham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/263. f. 240.