Leonard Thales Pease

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Lieutenant-General Leonard Thales Pease, C.B., R.M.A. (1859 – 24 July, 1936) was an officer in the Royal Marine Artillery.

Life & Career

Pease was promoted Lieutenant-Colonel by Brevet under the provisions of the Order in Council of 19 March, 1883.[1]

Pease was appointed additional Naval Member of the Ordnance Committee, dated 20 February, 1903.[2] On 15 June, 1904, the Secretary, War Office asked that Captain Waymouth be replaced as a member of the Small Arms Committee. D.N.O. suggested Pease two days later. On 20th June, the First Naval Lord approved the appointment.[3]

He was gazzetted an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, of the Civil Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 2 January, 1922.[4]


  • "Lieut.-General L. T. Pease" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 27 July, 1936. Issue 47437, col C, p. 17.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Superintendent of Ordnance Stores
before 1902[Citation needed]
Succeeded by
Sydney M. E. Wilmot
Preceded by
Arthur W. Waymouth
Naval Member of the Ordnance Committee
20 Feb, 1903[5]
Succeeded by
Arthur Barrow


  1. The London Gazette: no. 27561. p. 3576. 5 June, 1903.
  2. Principal Questions Dealt with by the Director of Naval Ordnance, 1904. p. 289.
  3. Principal Questions Dealt with by the Director of Naval Ordnance, 1904. p. 290.
  4. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 32563. p. 10712. 31 December, 1921.
  5. Pease Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/61. f. 184.