William Henry Edye

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Admiral William Henry Edye, Royal Navy, Retired (30 August, 1830 – 17 February, 1910) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

He is not the same man as William Henry Eyre, a Royal Navy captain who was born in 1860.

Life & Career

Edye was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 14 May, 1888.[1]

In accordance with the Order in Council of 4 December, 1878, Edye was placed on the Retired List on 30 August, 1890.[2] He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 13 May, 1893.[3]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral William Henry Edye" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 21 February, 1910. Issue 39201, col D, p. 15.

Service Records

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25817. p. 2829. 18 May, 1888.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26084. p. 4773. 2 September, 1890.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26405. p. 3001. 23 May, 1893.