Edward Astley Astley-Rushton
Life & Career
On 1 February, 1919, Astley-Rushton was appointed Deputy Director of Training and Staff Duties.
He was appointed an Additional Member of the Third Class, or Companion, of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (C.M.G.) on 21 June:
For valuable services as Second in Command of H.M.S. "Southampton," and later as Commanding Officer of H.M.A.S. "Melbourne," in the 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron.
On the occasion of the King's birthday Astley-Rushton was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, of the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 3 June, 1927. He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 3 August, vice Longden.
- Navy List (December, 1918). p. 949.
- "Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 31 January, 1919. Issue 42012, col F, pg. 12.
- London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 31413. p. 7905. 21 June, 1919.
- London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 33280. p. 3605. 3 June, 1927.
- London Gazette: no. 33300. p. 5105. 5 August, 1927.
- "Vice-Admiral Astley-Rushton" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 20 July, 1935. Issue 47121, col B, pg. 17.
- The National Archives. ADM 196/45.