Edmund Rupert Drummond

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Vice-Admiral THE HONOURABLE Edmund Rupert Drummond, C.B., M.V.O., R.N., Retired (8 May, 1884 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Leckhampsted.

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1906 and lent for duty under the Canadian government.[1]

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1914.

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1918.

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1925.

Drummond was appointed in command of the light cruiser Capetown in July, 1927.

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 19 July, 1936.

Placed on the Retired List on 25 October 1938.

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 1 January, 1940.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Herbert Meade
Captain of H.M.S. Renown
Aug, 1922 – 21 Dec, 1922
Succeeded by
Norton A. Sulivan
Preceded by
Oswald H. Dawson
Captain of H.M.S. Capetown
1 Jul, 1927[2] – Jul, 1929
Succeeded by
W. E. Campbell Tait
Preceded by
Frederic N. Attwood
Captain of H.M.S. Delhi
c. mid 1932 – Dec, 1932
Succeeded by
Henry B. Rawlings
Preceded by
Henry B. Rawlings
Captain of H.M.S. Curacoa
1 Dec, 1932[3] – 3 Jan, 1933
Succeeded by
Robert L. Burnett
Preceded by
Arthur L. St. G. Lyster
Captain of H.M.S. Despatch
3 Jan, 1933[4] – 17 Dec, 1934
Succeeded by
Guy L. Warren
Preceded by
Fischer B. Watson
Rear-Admiral Commanding, New Zealand Station
9 Mar, 1935[5] – Jun, 1938[6]
Succeeded by
Irvine G. Glennie
as Commander, New Zealand Station
Preceded by
Fischer B. Watson
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
Mar, 1935[7] – 7 Jun, 1937[8]
Succeeded by
Mervyn S. Thomas

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 23.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 222.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 227.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 231.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 300.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 235.