Herbert Laurence Edwards
Life & Career
Edwards was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1897.
Edwards was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1915.
Edwards was appointed in command of the light cruiser Calypso on 28 May, 1917. He died of wounds sustained in the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight, likely when her conning tower was struck by a 5.9-in shell.
|King's Harbour Master, Plymouth
22 Dec, 1915 – 16 May, 1917
Harold O. Reinold
|Captain of H.M.S. Calypso
23 May, 1917 – 17 Nov, 1917
Arthur J. Davies
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 24.
- The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392b.