Edward Robert Lingen Burton

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Lieutenant R.N.R. Edward Robert Lingen Burton (2 July, 1896 – ) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Born in Halstead, Essex.

Burton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 2 July, 1919. Acting Lieutenant, R.N.R. Burton was appointed to the destroyer Rother on 30 November, 1917,[1] possibly in command.[Fact Check]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur Cocks
Captain of H.M.S. Rother
30 Nov, 1917[2]
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 898.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 898.