Edmund Walter Anstice
Life & Career
The son of Major J. C. A. Anstice.
He left the Training Establishment in August 1914 to serve in the battleship London until ordered home on 29 August, 1916. He had been slightly wounded in the head by shrapnel at the Dardanelles on 30 April, 1915.
Anstice was appointed to Renown on 25 September 1916. On 25 July, 1917 he was directed to take a brief course (two days?) in Torpedo Control at H.M.S. Vernon before being appointed to Achates, where he served through the end of the war.
Anstice was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1920.
Anstice became an aviator in 1924.
Anstice was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1928.
Anstice was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1932.
Anstice was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1939.
World War II
Anstice was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 10 July, 1948.
Anstice was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 15 September, 1951.
Retired 16 September, 1954.
Hugh R. Marrack
|Captain of H.M.S. Carlisle
19 Jun, 1937
Lancelot V. Donne
Robert M. Ellis
|Deputy Director of the Naval Air Division
Feb, 1941 – 1942
Barrington L. Moore
Sir Maurice J. Mansergh
|Fifth Sea Lord and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff
9 May, 1951 – Jun, 1954
Sir Alexander N. C. Bingley
as Fifth Sea Lord
- The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 222.
- Mansergh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/13. f. 13.