Royal Navy obituary in the Times newspaper
Royal Navy obituary in the Times newspaper

Royal NavyObituaries

The following obituary for St George Caulfield D'Arcy-Irvine appeared in the Times newspaper.

Obituary in the Times newspaper
10 July 1916


The death of Admiral Sir St. George Caufield D’Arcy-Irvine, K.C.B., has taken place at Aix-les-Bains. He was the third son of the Rev. Gorges Marcus Irvine, and grandson of Major Gorges Marcus Irvine of Castle Irvine. Born in 1833 he entered the Navy in 1845, and served in the River San Juan Expedition in Nicaragua, and in the Black Sea and Baltic during the Crimean war; went up the Dardanelles during the Turco-Russian war of 1878, and commanded the Penelope at the bombardment of Alexandria. As Senior Lieutenant in the Doris he escorted King Edward as Prince of Wales during his tour in the East in 1862. He was second in command of the Channel Squadron in 1888-3. He married in 1868 the only daughter of Admiral Sir Horatio Austin.

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