Edward Sidney Graham

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Edward Sidney Graham (20 May, 1877 – 7 October, 1951) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Graham was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 January, 1908.[1]

He was appointed Lieutenant in Command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 115 on 23 July, 1912.[2]

Graham was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 January, 1916.[3]

Graham was appointed in command of the destroyer Morris on 17 February, 1916. He would lead her in both the Battle of Jutland and the Action of 23 July, 1916. On 23 January, 1917 he was appointed in command of the Setter.

Graham was appointed in command of the destroyer Teazer on 11 June, 1917.

Post-War

Graham was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1920.[4]

He was placed on the Retired List on his own request, dated 1 December, 1922.[5]

Graham was promoted to the rank of Captain on the Retired List on 3 September, 1945. He died as a result of a motor accident in 1951.[6]

See Also

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ambrose T. N. Abbay
Captain of H.M. T.B. 079
Dec, 1911[7][8] – 18 Apr, 1912[9]
Succeeded by
George B. Hazell
Preceded by
Ambrose T. N. Abbay
Captain of H.M. T.B. 112
18 Apr, 1912[10][11] – 23 Jul, 1912[12]
Succeeded by
Cyril Searancke
Preceded by
Henry I. M. L. Scott
Captain of H.M. T.B. 115
23 Jul, 1912[13][14] – mid 1915[15]
Succeeded by
Alphonse M. Tulloch
Preceded by
John Fawcett
Captain of H.M.S. Griffon
17 Jun, 1915[16][17] – 14 Nov, 1915[18]
Succeeded by
Hugh T. Prichard
Preceded by
Evelyn H. B. L. Scrivener
Captain of H.M.S. Ure
14 Nov, 1915[19] – 17 Feb, 1916[20]
Succeeded by
Somerville P. B. Russell
Preceded by
Reginald Henniker-Heaton
Captain of H.M.S. Morris
17 Feb, 1916[21][22] – 23 Jan, 1917[23][24]
Succeeded by
Percy R. P. Percival
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Setter
23 Jan, 1917[25] – 31 May, 1917[26]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Teazer
11 Jun, 1917[27][28] – 21 Mar, 1919[29]
Succeeded by
Lewes G. Gardner
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Stronghold
18 Jun, 1919[30] – 18 Aug, 1919[31]
Succeeded by
Hugh B. Wrey
Preceded by
James R. C. Cavendish
Captain of H.M.S. Violent
18 Aug, 1919[32][33] – 16 Aug, 1920[34]
Succeeded by
Arthur M. C. Stileman

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 40.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401.
  3. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144. f. 9.
  4. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. ff. 333-4.
  5. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. ff. 333-4.
  6. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. ff. 333-4.
  7. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 400.
  9. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  10. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  11. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 400.
  12. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401a.
  14. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401a.
  16. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394k.
  17. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  18. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  19. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  20. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  21. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396dd.
  22. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  23. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  24. Naval Operations. Vol. IV. p. 78.
  25. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  26. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  27. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 915.
  28. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  29. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  30. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  31. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  32. The Navy List. (August, 1920). p. 890.
  33. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  34. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.