William Leslie Elder

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Rear-Admiral William Leslie Elder, Royal Navy, Retired (26 June, 1874 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Elder was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1907.[1]

Elder was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 116 on 24 August, 1909, also for Command of Flotilla.[2]

Elder was appointed in command of the light cruiser Dublin in August, 1921.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John S. Dumaresq
Captain of H.M. T.B. 116
24 Aug, 1909[3]
Succeeded by
Frederick B. Noble
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Morea
29 Jun, 1917[4]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Edward H. Rymer
Captain of H.M.S. Dublin
Aug, 1921[5]
Succeeded by
Hugh S. Shipway


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 24.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 401.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 401.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 998-9.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.