Richard Lloyd Edwards

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Captain Richard Lloyd Edwards, R.N., Retired (2 July, 1885 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Edwards was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1906.

Edwards was fluent in French and passed a preliminary exam in the language in 1907 before being qualified as an acting interpreter in June, 1913.

Edwards was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1914.


Edwards was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1918.

Edwards was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 2 July, 1931.

World War II

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis G. G. Chilton
Captain of H.M.S. Foresight
6 Nov, 1918 – 20 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Colin S. Inglis
Captain of H.M.S. Wallflower
15 Jun, 1923[1] – Aug, 1925
Succeeded by
Robert L. Burnett


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 286.