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Vice-Admiral Lewis Edmund Wintz, Royal Navy, Retired (5 July, 1849 – 5 June, 1933) was an officer of the Royal Navy before the First World War.

Early Life & Career

On 24 June, 1880, Wintz was appointed Flag-Lieutenant to the Senior Officer on the Coast of Ireland, Rear-Admiral Richard V. Hamilton.[1]

Wintz was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1886.[2]

He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List dated 26 October, 1909.[3]


  1. The Navy List (June, 1881). p. 235.
  2. London Gazette: no. 25604. p. 3189. 2 July, 1886.
  3. London Gazette: no. 28306. p. 8246. 9 November, 1909.


  • "Vice-Admiral Wintz" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 7 June, 1933. Issue 46464, col B, pg. 14.

Service Records

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