John Kennedy Erskine Baird R.N.
John Kennedy Erskine Baird R.N.

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John Kennedy Erskine Baird R.N.Explanation
Second son of Sir David Baird, second baronet, of Newbyth
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
16 September 1832 Born
1890 K.C.B. (Knight Commnader of the Bath)
1905 Married Constance Barbara, daughter of Edward Clarke, of Avishays, Chard, Somerset
8 December 1908 Died (Wootton, Isle of Wight)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
December 1845Entered Navy
28 February 1854Lieutenant
3 July 1857Commander
16 February 1864Captain
28 December 1879Rear-Admiral
18 January 1886Vice-Admiral
14 February 1892Admiral
16 September 1897Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
(1858) Commander in Devastation, North America and West Indies
23 December 1859August 1863Commander in Alacrity, Mediterranean
8 March 187014 June 1873Captain in Juno (until paying off at Sheerness), China
27 June 187428 November 1877Captain in Swiftsure, Mediterranean
February 1878December 1878Naval aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria
13 September 18844 July 1885Commander-in-chief, Pacific (flag in Swiftsure, then Triumph)
18861887Commander-in-chief, Naval reserves (with flag in Hercules for summer cruise)
17 April 18883 May 1890Commander-in-chief, Channel squadron (flag in Northumberland)

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