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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]


  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.


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

Service Records

Naval Appointments