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==Early Life & Career==
 
==Early Life & Career==
 
Lees was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 30 June, 1900<ref>''The Royal Navy: A History from the Earliest Times to 1900'', Laird and Markham, p. 502. [http://books.google.com/books?id=5DBr2w1RzWEC&lpg=PA502&ots=gKm9JvkSZz&dq=Edgar%20Lees%20navy&pg=PA502#v=onepage&q=Lees&f=false Google Books]</ref> and to {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1904.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27691/pages/4182 no. 27691.  p. 4182.]  1 July, 1904.</ref>
 
Lees was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 30 June, 1900<ref>''The Royal Navy: A History from the Earliest Times to 1900'', Laird and Markham, p. 502. [http://books.google.com/books?id=5DBr2w1RzWEC&lpg=PA502&ots=gKm9JvkSZz&dq=Edgar%20Lees%20navy&pg=PA502#v=onepage&q=Lees&f=false Google Books]</ref> and to {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1904.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27691/pages/4182 no. 27691.  p. 4182.]  1 July, 1904.</ref>
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He was appointed a Commander of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) on 1 January, 1919.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/31099/supplements/111 (Supplement) no. 31099.  p. 111.]  1 January, 1919.</ref>
  
 
==Footnotes==
 
==Footnotes==

Revision as of 09:39, 5 August 2011

Rear-Admiral Edgar Lees, C.B.E., Royal Navy, Retired (11 May, 1866 – 10 September, 1925) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Lees was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1900[1] and to Captain on 30 June, 1904.[2]

He was appointed a Commander of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) on 1 January, 1919.[3]

Footnotes

  1. The Royal Navy: A History from the Earliest Times to 1900, Laird and Markham, p. 502. Google Books
  2. London Gazette: no. 27691. p. 4182. 1 July, 1904.
  3. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 31099. p. 111. 1 January, 1919.

Bibliography

  • "Rear-Admiral Edgar Lees" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 14 September, 1925. Issue 44066, col B, pg. 17.

Service Records