Edward Stafford Houseman

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Captain (retired) Edward Stafford Houseman, R.N. (7 December, 1870 – 23 June, 1927) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Houseman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 November, 1892.

Houseman was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1904.

Houseman underwent an extended series of hospitalisations seemingly stemming from ague first mentioned in 1905. On 22 November, 1906 he was admitted to Yarmouth Hospital with the notation, "Insane". He was placed on the Retired List as unfit on 26 December, 1907.

Houseman was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1919. He died in Yarmouth Hospital of pneumonia and cardiac failure, aged 56.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles L. Vaughan-Lee
Captain of H.M. T.B. 73
30 Jun, 1891[1]
Succeeded by
Theobald W. B. Kennedy
Preceded by
Algernon E. B. Greville
Captain of H.M.S. Snapper
11 Feb, 1897 – 10 Mar, 1898
Succeeded by
Basil R. H. Taylour
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Thistle
18 Feb, 1902[2] – Jul, 1904[3]
Succeeded by
Harry A. P. Glossop
Preceded by
Thomas Brandreth
Captain of H.M.S. Spanker
1 Sep, 1904[4] – 31 Jan, 1905[5]
Succeeded by
John R. Le H. Ward

Footnotes

  1. Houseman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 158.
  2. Houseman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 158.
  3. Houseman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 158.
  4. Houseman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 158.
  5. Houseman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 158.