John de Courcy Andrew Agnew R.N.
John de Courcy Andrew Agnew R.N.

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John de Courcy Andrew Agnew R.N.Explanation
Second son of Andrew Agnew, 7th Baronet. of Lochnaw Castle,Wigtown (1793-1849)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
8 October 1819 Born (Leswalt, Wigtown)
30 October 1849 Married, firstly, Anne (died 13 July 1852), the daughter of Reverend David Wauchope (1770-1826)
17 October 1854 Married, secondly, Patricia Elizabeth (died 2 October 1870), daughter of William Henry Dowbiggin
14 May 1872 Married, thirdly, Patricia (died 26 September 1916), daughter of Sir Alexander Ramsay of Balmain, 2nd Baronet (1785-1852)
26 September 1916 Died (2 Oxford Terrace, Edinburgh)
28 April 1843Lieutenant
23 August 1854Commander1)
1 April 1870Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
18 October 1843 Lieutenant in Pique, commanded by Montagu Stopford, North America and West Indies
26 November 18461849Lieutenant in St Vincent, commanded by Alexander Milne, flagship of Admiral Charles Ogle, Portsmouth
4 January 1853 Lieutenant in Leander, commanded by George St Vincent King, North America and West Indies
25 February 185423 August 1854Lieutenant in Duke of Wellington, commanded by George Thomas Gordon, flag-lieutenant to Vice-Admiral Charles Napier, commander-in-chief, the Baltic during the Russian War
21 February 18566 June 1856Commander in Frolic, Cape of Good Hope
1)Promoted for bringing back Sir Charles Napiers dispatches after the fall of Bomarsund during the Russian War

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