Maurice Brett Leslie

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Lieutenant-Commander Maurice Brett Leslie, R.N. (25 March, 1882 – 11 March, 1925) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Aberdeen, the son of John Leslie, gentleman.

Leslie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1904.

Leslie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1912.


Leslie's application to be placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander on 1 April, 1925 was approved, but he died of renal calculus at Ryde on 11 March.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alan Dixon
Captain of H.M.S. Snipe
25 Jan, 1911[1] – 6 Dec, 1913
Succeeded by
Malcolm R. J. Maxwell-Scott
Preceded by
William C. Castle
Captain of H.M.S. M.15
11 Apr, 1916[2] – late Apr, 1916[Inference]
Succeeded by
George M. Hill
Preceded by
George M. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. M.15
? – 11 Nov, 1917[3]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
William H. H. S. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. Brilliant
15 Jan, 1918 – 16 Feb, 1918
Succeeded by
Alfred E. Godsal


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 376.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395i.
  3. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 109.