John Arnold Lees

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Lieutenant-Commander John Arnold Lees, R.N. (31 May, 1886 – 1 November, 1914) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Hyde.

Lees was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 October,1906.

Lees was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 October, 1914.

Lees was appointed to the armoured cruiser Monmouth as torpedo officer on 30 July, 1914 and died when the ship was lost at the Battle of Coronel on 1 November, 1914.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Philip W. S. King
Captain of H.M. T.B. 67
19 Oct, 1906[1] – 20 Aug, 1907
Succeeded by
Clement R. Dane
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 067


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 399.