Charles Richard Fox Boxer R.N.
Charles Richard Fox Boxer R.N.

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Charles Richard Fox Boxer R.N.Explanation
Son of Rear-Admiral Edward Boxer (1784-1855), port-admiral at Balaclava, who died there of cholera during the Russian War
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
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14 April 1855Lieutenant
6 August 1860Commander
11 April 1866Captain
17 February 1884Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
March 1856 Lieutenant and commander in Goldfinch
16 May 18624 November 1864Commander in Racehorse (from commissioning at Sheerness), China (including the bombardment of Kagoshima ("Anglo-Satsuma War"), until lost off Chefoo with loss of 99 lives
July 187115 April 1873Captain in Scylla (until paying off at Sheerness), Pacific
13 April 1877 Captain in Active, West Coast of Africa
(1878)2 August 1878Captain in Tourmaline, West Indies (until Boxer invalided)

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