Edward Oliver Gladstone

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Captain Edward Oliver Gladstone (28 April, 1875 – 23 December, 1925) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In February 1897, Gladstone was mentioned in despatches for the Benin Expedition and was specially promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 25 May, 1897 for services in same.[1]

Gladstone was appointed in command of the "D" Class destroyer Desperate on 28 September 1901 but was lent to T.B. 93 on 14 October, 1901.[2]

By 1902, he was being noted as an "excellent destroyer captain."[3]

Gladstone was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1908.[4]

Gladstone was appointed in command of the scout cruiser Adventure on 2 April, 1914.[5]

Great War

Gladstone was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1915.[6]

On 30 January, 1917, he was admitted to a hospital ship for three days before being discharged to duty.[7]

Gladstone was placed on the Retired List on 2 November, 1922. He died at age 50 at a nursing home in London on 23 December, 1925 following surgery.[8]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cuthbert G. Chapman
Captain of H.M.S. Desperate
28 Sep, 1901[9][10] – 14 Oct, 1901[11]
Succeeded by
Edward O. Gladstone
Preceded by
Edward O. Gladstone
Captain of H.M.S. Desperate
1 Apr, 1902[12] – 20 Oct, 1903[13]
Succeeded by
George H. Brown
Preceded by
Anselan J. B. Stirling
Captain of H.M.S. Teazer
12 May, 1905[14] – 20 Oct, 1905[15]
Succeeded by
Lionel J. G. Anderson
Preceded by
Lionel J. G. Anderson
Captain of H.M.S. Recruit
20 Oct, 1905[16] – 28 May, 1906[17]
Succeeded by
Harry L. Boyle
Preceded by
Harry L. Boyle
Captain of H.M.S. Doon
28 May, 1906[18][19] – 21 Jan, 1909[20]
Succeeded by
Reginald C. L. Owens
Preceded by
John G. de O. Coke
Captain of H.M.S. Albacore
6 Aug, 1909[21][22] – 15 Aug, 1910[23]
Succeeded by
Robert W. Myburgh
Preceded by
Edward H. Cater
Captain of H.M.S. Violet
15 Aug, 1910[24][25] – 21 Aug, 1911[26]
Succeeded by
Edward H. Cater
Preceded by
James U. Farie
Captain of H.M.S. Adventure
2 Apr, 1914[27][28] – 14 Jul, 1915[29]
Succeeded by
George F. Hyde
Preceded by
Henry W. Parker
Captain of H.M.S. Hecla
4 Sep, 1915[30][31] – 30 Jun, 1916[32]
Succeeded by
Arthur E. Wood
Preceded by
Charles D. Roper
Captain (D), Fourth Destroyer Flotilla
3 Jun, 1916[33]c. Jul, 1916[Inference]
Succeeded by
Charles D. Roper
Preceded by
Walter L. Allen
Captain of H.M.S. Broke
30 Jun, 1916[34][35] – Nov, 1916[36]
Succeeded by
Edward R. G. R. Evans
Preceded by
James R. P. Hawksley
Captain (D), Eleventh Destroyer Flotilla
30 Jun, 1916[37] – Jan, 1918[38]
Succeeded by
Brien M. Money
Preceded by
Edward R. G. R. Evans
Captain of H.M.S. Seymour
Nov, 1916[39] – Jan, 1918[40]
Succeeded by
Brien M. Money
Preceded by
Charles T. Hardy
Captain of H.M.S. Avoca
Feb, 1918[41][42] – 8 Jan, 1919[43]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John F. Grant-Dalton
Captain of H.M.S. Hecla
1 Feb, 1921[44] – 1 Nov, 1922[45]
Succeeded by
Leonard L. P. Willan

Footnotes

  1. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  2. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  3. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  4. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 269.
  6. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  7. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  8. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  9. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  10. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 246a.
  11. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  12. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  13. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  14. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  15. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  16. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  17. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  18. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 302.
  20. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  21. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  22. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 274.
  23. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  24. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  25. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 394a.
  26. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144. Day of month is possibly 31.
  27. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  28. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 391c.
  29. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  30. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  31. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394n.
  32. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  33. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  34. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  35. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 392q.
  36. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  37. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  38. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  39. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  40. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  41. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  42. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 989.
  43. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144. Possibly on the 18th.
  44. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  45. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.

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