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Arthur Elwes RN, Midshipman

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Arthur Elwes R.N.Explanation
The son of George Cary Elwes and Arabella Elizabeth Sophia Heneage
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
19 December 1844 Born1)
14 June 1871 Married Ellen Emma Tuskwell, at Trinity Church, Marylebone2)
27 March 1912 Died3)
17 February 1864Sub-Lieutenant
14 February 1867Discharged
19 September 1867Re-entered (application f
3 April 1868Lieutenant
12 June 1871Retired
26 March 1872Re-entered
3 May 1900Pensioned
Date fromDate toService
4 June 185916 June 1861Midshipman in Emerald
17 June 1861 Midshipman in Forte
7 July 18648 September 1864SubLieutenant in Forte
30 June 186520 January 1866SubLieutenant in Arethusa
18 July 18664 July 1867SubLieutenant in Antelope4)
28 September 1867 SubLieutenant in Wivern
7 April 1869 SubLieutenant in Urgent
24 May 1871 Lieutenant in Glasgow
10 April 1894 Lieutenant in Cambridge5)
2)i.e. two days after retiring from the Navy
4)March 1867: praised for conduct on occasion of attack on boats crew of "Antilope" when he was wounded severely in thigh. 13 May 1868: awarded a gratuity of three months pay for his wound, though the injury bore no comparison with the loss of a limb.
5)For short G[unnery] course, afterwards to join Defiance for short T[orpedo] course

Source: Admiralty Record of Service ADM 196/36, folio 409 and ADM 196/38, folio 402 (these data are incomplete)

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