John Augustine Edgell

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Vice-Admiral John Augustine Edgell, K.B.E., C.B., R.N. (20 December, 1880 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

There are ship command appointments for this officer which are illegible in his digitised Service Record.

Life & Career

Edgell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 March, 1903.[1]

Edgell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 March, 1911.

Edgell was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1915.

Post-War

Edgell was promoted to the rank of Captain on30 June, 1923.

Edgell was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 3 March, 1935.

Edgell was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 29 November, 1938 and placed on the Retired List the following day.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ernest C. Hardy
Captain of H.M.S. Mutine
20 Jan, 1912[2] – 5 Mar, 1914
Succeeded by
Robert W. Glennie
Preceded by
Ernest C. Hardy
Captain of H.M.S. Hearty
11 May, 1914[3] – 14 Sep, 1915
Succeeded by
Thomas G. Comber
Preceded by
Thomas G. Comber
Captain of H.M.S. Endeavour
14 Sep, 1915[4] – 20 Jan, 1917
Succeeded by
Reginald L. Hancock
Preceded by
John D. Nares
Superintendent of Charts
1 Sep, 1917 – 1 Nov, 1920
Succeeded by
John D. Nares
Preceded by
John D. Nares
Superintendent of Charts
1 Mar, 1923 – 1 Apr, 1925
Succeeded by
Francis E. B. Haselfoot
Preceded by
Cosmo B. Hastings
as Captain of H.M.S. Silvio
Captain of H.M.A.S. Moresby
20 Jun, 1925[5]
Succeeded by
William M. Carey
Preceded by
Denys A. Henderson
Captain of H.M.A.S. Moresby
9 Feb, 1928 – 24 Jan, 1930
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Edward F. B. Law
Captain of H.M.S. Endeavour
24 Jan, 1930 – 15 May, 1931
Succeeded by
William V. Rice
Preceded by
John D. Nares
Assistant Hydrographer of the Navy
29 May, 1931 – 1 Oct, 1932
Succeeded by
Arthur L. Jackson
Preceded by
Henry P. Douglas
Hydrographer of the Navy
1 Oct, 1932[6] – 1945
Succeeded by
Arthur G. N. Wyatt

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 24.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1914). p. 347.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 394n.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 394e.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 293.
  6. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 532.