Charles Fitzgerald R.N.
Charles Fitzgerald R.N.


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Charles Fitzgerald R.N.Explanation
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1792 Born (Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland)
5 October 1837 Married firstly Lucy (died 19 Nov 1843), youngest daughter of Dr Austin.
3 May 184410 October 1847Governor of Gambia
18481855Governor of Western Australia
1848 Married secondly Eleanora Caroline, daughter of Mr. Charles Cary Elwes, of Great Billing-hall, Northamptonshire.
29 December 1887 Died (buried in his birthplace, Kilkee)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
27 March 1826Lieutenant
26 October 1840Commander
1 April 1856Captain
 
Date fromDate toService
19 April 183220 September 1833Coast Guard
21 September 18336 October 1835Lieutenant in Cruizer, commanded by Commander John M'Causland, North America and West India
7 October 183529 October 1835Acting commander in Cruizer, North America and West Indies
30 October 18359 August 1837Lieutenant in Belvidera, North America and West India
26 July 183827 July 1840Lieutenant and commander in Buzzard, Coast of Africa, until invalided home


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