Admiral
Sir John Hereward Edelsten
G.C.B., G.C.V.O. C.B.E.



Personal Details
Date of Birth21 May 1891
Place of Birth 
Father's NameJohn J. Edelsten
Wife's NameFrances Anne Hoile Masefield
Date of Marriage14 December 1926
Place of MarriageHoly Trinity, Brompton, Kent
Date Retired24 November 1954
Date of Death 
Place of Burial 

 

Rank History
RankDate attainedSource
Midshipman15 September 1908ADM 196-53 Service History
Acting Sub-Lieutenant02 November 1911ADM 196-53 Service History
Sub-Lieutenant30 December 1911ADM 196-53 Service History
Lieutenant30 December 1913ADM 196-53 Service History
Lieutenant-Commander30 December 1921ADM 196-53 Service History
Commander31 December 1926ADM 196-53 Service History
Captain30 June 1933Navy List, Apr 1945
Rear-Admiral06 February 1942Navy List, Apr 1945
Vice-Admiral25 September 1945ADM 196-53 Service History
Admiral03 February 1949ADM 196-53 Service History