Edmond Alan Berners Stanley

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Captain (retired) Edmond Alan Berners Stanley, D.S.O., M.V.O. (2 September, 1882 – 23 November, 1951) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Stanley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 March, 1904.[1]

Stanley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 March, 1912.[2]

Stanley was appointed in command of the destroyer Desperate on 8 June, 1912.[3]

On 5 March, 1914, Stanley was appointed in command of the destroyer Afridi,[4] and was re-appointed there on 6 September, 1914.[5]

Stanley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1917.[6]

Stanley was appointed in command of the flotilla leader Kempenfelt on 27 February, 1918.[7]

Stanley was promoted to the rank of Captain on the Retired List on 2 September, 1927.[8]

World War II

Stanley saw extensive service in World War II. TODO: service record has more

Stanley reverted to the Retired List on 16 June, 1946.[9]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Montague G. B. Legge
Captain of H.M.S. Surly
1 Jan, 1910[10] – 22 Jan, 1910[11]
Succeeded by
Ernest G. H. Du Boulay
Preceded by
Ernest G. H. Du Boulay
Captain of H.M.S. Ranger
22 Jan, 1910[12] – 15 Aug, 1910[13]
Succeeded by
Edwin A. Homan
Preceded by
Edmund A. T. de P. de la Poer
Captain of H.M.S. Lightning
15 Aug, 1910[14][15] – 18 Nov, 1911[16]
Succeeded by
Thomas C. C. Bolster
Preceded by
Montague G. B. Legge
Captain of H.M.S. Desperate
18 Nov, 1911[17] – May, 1913[18]
Succeeded by
Owen T. H. Phillips
Preceded by
Hubert E. Gore-Langton
Captain of H.M.S. Afridi
7 Jul, 1913[19] – 29 Jan, 1914[20]
Succeeded by
Edmond A. B. Stanley
Preceded by
Edmond A. B. Stanley
Captain of H.M.S. Afridi
5 Mar, 1914[21][22] – 25 Mar, 1914[23]
Succeeded by
Edmond A. B. Stanley
Preceded by
Edmond A. B. Stanley
Captain of H.M.S. Afridi
6 Sep, 1914[24] – 21 Jul, 1915[25]
Succeeded by
Hugh R. Troup
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Michael
21 Jul, 1915[26] – Aug, 1915[27]
Succeeded by
Claude L. Bate
Preceded by
Claude L. Bate
Captain of H.M.S. Staunch
Aug, 1915[28][29] – 12 Nov, 1917[30]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Gerald C. Harrison
Captain of H.M.S. Sarpedon
11 Jan, 1918[31] – 27 Feb, 1918[32]
Succeeded by
Colin S. Thomson
Preceded by
Reginald St. P. Parry
Captain of H.M.S. Kempenfelt
27 Feb, 1918[33][34] – 23 Dec, 1919[35]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Alexander Morison
Captain of H.M.S. Bluebell
23 Dec, 1919[36][37] – 15 Oct, 1921[38]
Succeeded by
Henry F. Besant

Footnotes

  1. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  2. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 300.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 274.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 269.
  6. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 824.
  8. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  9. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  10. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  11. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  12. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  13. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  14. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  15. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 341.
  16. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  17. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  18. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  19. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  20. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  21. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  22. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 274.
  23. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  24. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 269.
  25. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  26. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  27. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  28. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  29. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398a.
  30. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  31. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  32. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  33. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  34. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 824.
  35. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  36. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  37. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 735.
  38. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.