Rowland Edward Stokes-Rees

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Commander (retired) Rowland Edward Stokes-Rees, R.N. (25 February, 1879 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Greenwich.

Stokes-Rees was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1900.

Stokes-Rees was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1908.

Stokes-Rees retired at his own request on 7 March, 1912.

Stokes-Rees was granted the acting rank of Commander in November, 1918.

Stokes-Rees reverted to the Retired List on 8 September 1919. On 11 November, 1919, he was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) in recognition of wartime service, dated 11 November, 1918.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Andrew W. Kerr
Captain of H.M. T.B. 66
11 Jul, 1899[1] – 1 Oct, 1899
Succeeded by
Charles H. Davey
Preceded by
Captain of H.M. T.B. 112
21 Jul, 1903[2]
Succeeded by
Vernon S. Rashleigh
Preceded by
Colin K. MacLean
Captain of H.M.S. Cheerful
14 Jul, 1904
Succeeded by
Richard F. White


  1. "The Naval Mobilization". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1899. Issue 35877, col C, p. 10.
  2. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.