Edmund Drummond (Royal Navy officer)

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Edmund Drummond
Born 4 August 1841
Died 6 May 1911
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1855 - 1903
Rank Admiral
Commands held HMS Tenedos
East Indies Station

Admiral Edmund Charles Drummond (4 August 1841 – 6 May 1911) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station.

Naval career[edit]

Born the son of Edmund Drummond, a career civil servant in British India,[1] Drummond joined the Royal Navy in 1855.[2] In 1867 he served as Flag Lieutenant to Admiral Sir Hastings Yelverton.[3] Promoted to Captain in 1877, he took command of HMS Tenedos in 1884.[2] Then, promoted to Rear Admiral in 1892, he was made Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station in 1895; he retired in 1903.[2]

He lived at Halesworth in Suffolk.[4]

Family[edit]

In 1872 he married Dora Naylor; they had one son and one daughter.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sir Edmund Drummond (thePeerage.com)
  2. ^ a b c William Loney RN
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 23309. p. 5440. 11 October 1867. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  4. ^ Turtle Bunbury
  5. ^ The Peerage.com
Military offices
Preceded by
Sir William Kennedy
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station
1895–1898
Succeeded by
Sir Archibald Douglas