John Brett Purvis R.N.
John Brett Purvis R.N.

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John Brett Purvis R.N.Explanation
Eldest son of Admiral John Child Purvis (1747-1825)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
12 August 1787 Born
1815 Married his cousin, Renira Charlotte Purvis
1 October 1857 Died (Gosport)
1 May 1805Lieutenant
9 August 1808Commander
16 September 1809Captain
9 November 1846Rear-Admiral
4 July 1853Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
1 March 18426 August 1845Commodore in Alfred (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Portsmouth), in command on the south-east coast of America
15 June 1852 Commander-in-chief, Queenstown (flag in Ajax)

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