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Herbert Holden Edwards R.N.

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Herbert Holden Edwards R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1841 Born
30 August 1896 Died (Newbury, Berks)
21 March 1861Lieutenant
2 November 1874Commander
18 November 1882Captain1)
9 September 1887Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
10 March 1865 Lieutenant in Maeander, commanded by Joseph Grant Bickford, storeship, Ascension
24 December 1865 Lieutenant Commander in Lee, west coast of Africa, tender to Bristol
5 March 1872 Lieutenant Commander in Wizard, Mediterranean
(1878)1882Commander in Ready, East Indies, and the Suez Canal in 1882, where he had charge of the seizure of the section between Port Said and Ismailia
(28 March 1887)September 1887Captain in Pylades, North America and West Indies (until invalided)
1)Specially promoted for operations in Egypt

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