George Rodney Mundy R.N.
George Rodney Mundy R.N.

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George Rodney Mundy R.N.Explanation
Son of General Godfrey Basil Mundy (died 1848)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
19 April 1805 Born (London)
23 June 1859 C.B. (Companion of the Bath).
10 November 1862 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath).
2 July 1877 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
23 December 1884 Died (London)
According to the DNB 'Mundy was known in the navy for his strict observance of old-fashioned etiquette and for a certain pomposity of demeanour, springing partly from the high value he placed on his rank and partly from his pride of birth as the grandson of Lord Rodney'.
Obituary in the Times newspaper
5 February 1818Entered Royal Naval Colle
4 February 1826Lieutenant
25 August 1828Commander
10 January 1837Captain
30 July 1857Rear-Admiral
15 December 1863Vice-Admiral
26 May 1869Admiral
19 April 1875Retired Admiral
27 December 1877Retired Admiral of the Fl
Date fromDate toService
19 December 18191821Volunteer in Phaeton
1822 Midshipman in Euryalus in Mediterranean
18?? Midshipman in Blanche
182?April 1824Midshipman in Rochfort in Mediterranean
18?? Midshipman in Wellesley
18?? Midshipman in Jaseur
18?? Midshipman in Thetis
18?? Midshipman in Blanche
18?? Midshipman in Cambridge
182625 September 1827Lieutenant in Eclair in South America
5 February 182825 August 1828Lieutenant in Victory at Portsmouth
5 February 182825 August 1828Lieutenant in Challanger off Lisbon
5 February 182825 August 1828Lieutenant in Pyramus off Lisbon
29 August 18339 January 1837Commander in Favourite in Mediterranean
4 October 184215 August 1843Captain in Iris (until paying off at Portsmouth), west coast of Africa
18 October 1843August 1847Captain in Iris (from commissioning at Portsmouth), India and China; in co-operation with 'Rajah' Brooke against the Borneo pirates
28 June 1851January 1852Captain in London, flagship of Vice-Admiral Joeceline Percy, Sheerness
(January 1852)1 April 1852Captain in Waterloo, flagship of Vice-Admiral Joscelin Percy, Sheerness
1 April 185216 April 1853Captain in London, Sheerness
17 July 185420 April 1857Captain in Nile (until paying off at Plymouth), the Baltic during the Russian War, then West Indies
28 April 18591860Second in command, Mediterranean (flag in Hannibal)
1861 Commander of detached squadron on Syrian coast
10 January 186730 June 1869Commander-in-chief, North America and West Indies (flag in Royal Alfred)
1 March 18721 March 1875Commander-in-chief, Portsmouth

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