John Fane Charles Hamilton R.N.
John Fane Charles Hamilton R.N.

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John Fane Charles Hamilton R.N.Explanation
Son of Col. John Potter Hamilton (1778 - 1873)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
28 September 1820 Born (Hildersham, Cambridgeshire)
1855 Married Laura Parry
29 April 1864 Killed at the Gate Pah while serviving (as Captain of Esk) with the Naval Brigade during the New Zealand War
The town of Hamilton, New Zealand, is named after him
8 March 1844Lieutenant
27 November 1854Commander
26 February 1858Captain
Date fromDate toService
6 May 185619 July 1858Commander in Elk (from commissioning at Chatham), East Indies and China during the 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
22 May 186329 April 1864Captain in Esk (from commissioning at Portsmouth), New Zealand (until Hamilton was killed)

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