John Hereward Edelsten, RN

Born  12 May 1891Enfield, London, England
Died  10 Feb 1966(74)Liphook, Hampshire, England


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Ranks

15 Sep 1908 Mid.
2 Nov 1911 A/S.Lt.
30 Dec 1911 S.Lt.
30 Dec 1913 Lt.
30 Dec 1921 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1926 Cdr.
30 Jun 1933 Capt.
6 Feb 1942 Rear-Admiral
25 Sep 1945 Vice-Admiral
3 Feb 1949 Admiral

Retired: 24 Nov 1954


Decorations

30 Sep 1941 CBE
11 Jun 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
8 Jun 1944 CB
13 Jun 1946 KCB
1 Jan 1953 GCB
1 Jun 1953 GCVO

Warship Commands listed for John Hereward Edelsten, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Shropshire (83)Capt.Heavy cruiser14 Mar 1940Mar 1941

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