Awards to the Royal Canadian Navy 
 1       AWARDS to CANADIANS in the ROYAL NAVY before WORLD WAR ONE
                          (Biographies and Citations Follow)

        VICTORIA CROSS  (VC)


   LG           NAME            RANK         SERVICE   DECORATIONS      


02/01/1859+    HALL, William    Able Seaman     RN      VC

========================================================================




        KNIGHT GRAND CROSS ­ ORDER OF THE BATH (Military)   (GCB)


   LG            NAME                           RANK          SERVICE  DECORATIONS_____     


24/05/1873+     WALLIS, Provo William Parry     Vice Admiral    RN      GCB            (KCB)

19/06/1911+     DRURY, Charles Carter	        Admiral         RN      GCB GCVO KCSI  (KCB)

============================================================================================        KNIGHT GRAND CROSS ­ ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER   (GCVO)



        KNIGHT GRAND CROSS - - ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER


   LG        NAME                       RANK         SERVICE    DECORATIONS___________    __


23/04/1907+     DRURY, Charles Carter   Admiral         RN      GCVO KCB KCSI  (GCB)


============================================================================================




        KNIGHT COMMANDER ­ ORDER OF THE BATH (Military)   (KCB)


   LG          NAME                             RANK         SERVICE   DECORATIONS_____   ___


18/05/1860+     WALLIS, Provo William Parry     Vice Admiral    RN      KCB            (GCB)

14/03/1867+     BELCHER, Edward                 Vice Admiral    RN      KCB             (Kt)


=============================================================================================




        KNIGHT COMMANDER ­ ORDER OF THE BATH (Civil)   (KCB)


   LG          NAME                     RANK         SERVICE    DECORATIONS_________________


30/06/1905+     DRURY, Charles Carter   Vice Admiral    RN      KCB KCSI  (GCB GCVO)


=============================================================================================




        KNIGHT COMMANDER ­ MOST EXALTED ORDER OF THE STAR OF INDIA   (KCSI)


   LG          NAME                     RANK        SERVICE     DECORATIONS___________________


01/01/1903+     DRURY, Charles Carter   Rear Admiral    RN      KCSI      (GCB GCVO)


===============================================================================================



 



        KNIGHT BACHELOR   (Kt)

   LG           NAME                        RANK         SERVICE       DECORATIONS_______________


10/04/1824+	WESTPHAL, George Augustus      	Captain        RN         Kt

01/01/1843+	BELCHER, Edward	                Rear Admiral   RN           Kt CB	(KCB)


=================================================================================================



COMPANION ­ MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH (Military)   (CB)

   LG         NAME                          RANK            SERVICE    DECORATIONS________
14/12/1841+	BELCHER, Edmund               Captain             RN             CB	(KCB Kt)

06/04/1852+	WATTS, George Edward          Rear Admiral        RN             CB

19/04/1901+	VAN KOUGHNET, Edmund Barker   Captain             RN             CB


==========================================================================================



COMPANION MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH (Civil)   (CB)

   LG            NAME                          RANK        SERVICE       DECORATIONS______


01/01/1914+	de CHAIR, Dudley Rawson           Rear Admiral   	RN         CB MVO	(KCB KCMG)


==========================================================================================




MEMBER ­ ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER (4th Class)   (MVO)


   LG            NAME                         RANK          SERVICE   DECORATIONS__________

12/09/1905+	ASHE, Edward Percy               Captain         RN           MVO

16/06/1908+	de CHAIR, Dudley Rawson          Captain         RN           MVO (KCB KCMG CB)


===========================================================================================



BIOGRAPHIES of CANADIANS Awarded PRE­WW1 Honours in the ROYAL NAVY

ASHE, Edward Percy, Rear-Admiral - Member - Royal Victorian Order 4th Class (MVO) - RN - 
Awarded as per London Gazette of 12 September 1905 (no Canada Gazette).
Born in Quebec.

He joined the navy as a Naval Cadet RN 01/08/1866. He won a prize while at the Royal Naval College in 1882.

He was promoted to Sub-Lieutenant RN on 17/12/1872. Lieutenant RN on 30/01/1877.
Qualified as a Gunnery Officer.
Served in the Egyptian War.
H.M.S. Thalia as First Lieutenant.
H.M.S. Philomel as First Lieutenant in 1883. He was promoted to Commander RN in 30/06/1891. He was promoted to Captain RN in 30/06/1899.
Served in the South African War. He was promoted to Commodore RN? And Rear-Admiral RN? He retired on 08/04/1907 under the Order-in-Council dated 08/12/1903. (Details from John MacFarlane)

Naval Cadet RN - - - - - 01 August 1866
Sub-Lieutenant RN - - 17 December 1972
Lieutenant RN - - - - - -30 January 1877
Commander RN - - - -- 30 June 1891
Captain RN - - - - - -- - 30 June 1892
Rear Admiral RN - - - - - - - - - - 1905
Retired --- - - - - - -- - - 08 April 1907

MEDALS of Rear-Admiral Edward Percy ASHE, MVO:

MVO (4th) - Egyptian Medal 1882 - Khedive's Bronze Star - South African War Medal 1903.


* * * * *


BELCHER, Edward, Captain - Commander ­ Order of the Bath (Military) (CB) - Royal Navy