Francis William Bennett R.N.
Francis William Bennett R.N.

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Francis William Bennett R.N.Explanation
Son of Vioe-Admiral Thomas Bennett
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
27 November 1830 Born
5 February 1856 Married (at Sumerset, Bermuda) Cecilia Alexandrina (1833-1907), daughter of Jospeh Ballingall (1797-1869), superintendent of the RN dockyard at Bermuda
14 October 1852Mate
9 November 1854Lieutenant
Date fromDate toService
4 November 185221 January 1853Mate in Leander, commanded by Captain George St Vincent King, Mediterranean
22 January 18538 November 1854Mate in Medea, commanded by Commander John Crawshay Bailey then Commander Augustus Phillimore, North America and West Indies
26 June 186012 October 1861Lieutenant and commander in Bloodhound, west coast of Africa
17 June 18629 December 1862Additional Lieutenant in Euryalus, commanded by John James Steven Josling, flagship of Rear-Admiral Augustus Leopold Kuper, East Indies and China, for disposal
10 December 18621 June 1864Lieutenant and commander in Grasshopper, East Indies and China

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