Edward Geldard Stanley

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Captain Edward Geldard Stanley, D.S.C., R.N., Retired (31 May, 1889 – 23 June, 1942) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Devonport, the son of Lt. A. Stanley of R.N. Barracks, Devonport.

Stanley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1911.

Post-War

Stanley was appointed in command of the submarine L 56 on 1 May, 1919.[1]

Stanley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1919.

Stanley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1925.

Stanley was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 9 July, 1935.

World War II

Reverted as medically unfit on 21 October, 1941.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. L 56
1 May, 1919[2]
Succeeded by
James A. P. Blackburn
Preceded by
Charles G. Brodie
Captain of H.M.S. M 1
10 Jul, 1922[3]
Succeeded by
Alec M. Carrie
Preceded by
Alexander B. Greig
Captain of H.M.S. Alecto
7 Sep, 1924[4]
Succeeded by
Charles H. Allen
Preceded by
Walter A. C. Dickson
Captain of H.M.S. L 71
Jan, 1926[5] – 14 Dec, 1926
Succeeded by
Henry B. Crane
Preceded by
Arthur L. Noakes
Captain of H.M.S. Marazion
8 Nov, 1928[6]
Succeeded by
Edward A. Aylmer
Preceded by
Hugh R. Marrack
Captain of H.M.S. Titania
2 Feb, 1931[7] – 6 Feb, 1933
Succeeded by
Edward A. Aylmer
Preceded by
Hugh R. Marrack
as Captain (S), Sixth Submarine Flotilla
Commander (S), Sixth Submarine Flotilla
2 Feb, 1931 – 6 Feb, 1933
Succeeded by
Edward A. Aylmer
as Captain (S), Sixth Submarine Flotilla

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 252.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 215.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 251.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 253.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 278.