Hugh Edwards

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Captain Hugh Edwards, D.S.O., R.N. (14 October, 1873 – 5 December, 1916) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the First World War.

Life & Career

Edwards was promoted to Commander on 31 December, 1905.[1]

Edwards was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1913.

On 1 August 1914, he was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Theseus.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Rowland H. Bather
Captain of H.M.S. Theseus
1 Aug, 1914[3]
Succeeded by
Arthur K. Macrorie
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Hildebrand
23 Nov, 1914[4] – 11 Nov, 1915[5][6]
Succeeded by
John F. Grant-Dalton

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 24.
  2. The Navy List. (September, 1914). p. 385.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 385.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401n.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401n.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401o.