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Edward Dyke Acland
Born 7 December 1878
Died 11 March 1968
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Rank Rear Admiral
Battles/wars First World War
Awards MVO, CB

Rear Admiral Edward Leopold Dyke Acland MVO CB (1878-1968), a member of the Acland Baronetcy, was a Rear Admiral and Naval Attaché to King George V.

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Born on 7 December 1878, Edward Dyke Acland was educated at Bedford School and served in the Royal Navy during the First World War. Between 1930 and 1933, he was Commander of the Royal Naval Engineering College, Keyham, Devon. In 1933, he became Naval Attaché to King George V. He retired from the Royal Navy in 1937.[1]

In 1917, Edward Dyke Acland was appointed MVO and, in 1937, he was appointed CB.[2]

In 1910, Edward Dyke Acland married Phyllis Mary Whipple, with whom he had two children. He died on 11 March 1968 at the age of 89. His wife died on 25 September 1973.[3]

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