John Richard Alexander R.N.
John Richard Alexander R.N.

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John Richard Alexander R.N.Explanation
Only son of Admiral Thomas Alexander (1790-1843)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1829 Born (Fareham, Hampshire)
1853 Married Jane Letitia Troubridge Bruce (born about 1823), only daughter of Henry William Bruce at Sierra Leone
19 January 1869 Died (Dublin)
30 November 1850Lieutenant
28 May 1858Commander
Date fromDate toService
11 March 185117 March 1854Lieutenant in Penelope, commanded by Henry Lyster, flagship of Commodore Henry William Bruce, west coast of Africa (acting flag-lieutenant, then flag-lieutenant)
6 May 185428 November 1854Lieutenant in Impregnable, flagship of Admiral Sir William Parker, Devonport (acting flag-lieutenant)
29 November 185427 July 1855Lieutenant in President, commanded by Stephen Grenville Fremantle, flagship of Rear-Admiral Henry William Bruce, Pacific (flag-lieutenant)
28 July 185526 May 1858Lieutenant in Monarch (until paying off at Sheerness), commanded by George Edwin Patey, flagship of Rear-Admiral Henry William Bruce, Pacific (flag-lieutenant) including activities on the Russian coast during the Russian war.
29 August 186016 August 1861Commander in Ariel (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off), Cape of Good Hope
17 August 18613 January 1862Commander in Lyra (until paying off at Portsmouth), Cape of Good Hope

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