Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper

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Lieutenant-Commander (retired) Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper, D.S.C., R.N. (14 August, 1891 – 12 January, 1924) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of lace manufacturer Henry W. Cooper, Leslie would demonstrate a talent in engineering to his first naval evaluator.

Lonsdale-Cooper was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1914.

Lonsdale-Cooper was appointed in command of the destroyer Pigeon on 19 March, 1918.[1]


Lonsdale-Cooper was placed on the Retired List at his own request with a gratuity on 2 June, 1920. He was subsequently promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired) on 15 March, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. P54
2 Jun, 1917[2] – 19 Mar, 1918
Succeeded by
Charles W. T. V. S. Lepper
Preceded by
Christopher J. F. Eddis
Captain of H.M.S. Pigeon
19 Mar, 1918[3] – 15 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 868.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396f.
  3. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 868.