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John Hobhouse Inglis Alexander R.N.Explanation
Son of Boyd Alexander (1796-1861)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
July 1832 Born (Brighton, Sussex)
23 January 1860 Married Isabella Barbara (died 1883), daughter of Thomas Cochrane Hume
22 November 1875 Died (Menton, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France)
 
DateRank
11 January 1854Lieutenant
11 April 1860Commander
16 August 1863Captain
 
Date fromDate toService
11 January 1854 Lieutenant in Furious, commanded by William Loring, Mediterranean and Black Sea during the Russian War
26 October 1855 Lieutenant in Hannibal, commanded by John Charles Dalrymple Hay, flagship of Rear-Admiral Houston Stewart, Mediterranean
25 November 185611 April 1860 in Indus, commanded by William King Hall, North America and West Indies, Flag Lieutenant to Vice-Admiral Houston Stewart.
5 April 186220 September 1863Commander in Coquette, China (including the bombardment of Kagoshima ("Anglo-Satsuma War"))
20 September 186324 November 1864Captain in Euryalus, East Indies and China (including the bombardment of Simonoseki, at which Alexander was seriously wounded)
21 August 18681869Captain in Forte (from commissioning at Sheerness), flagship of Commodore Leopold George Heath, East Indies
(1869)21 July 1869Captain in Octavia (until paying off at Portsmouth), returning from the East Indies
21 May 187426 April 1875Captain in Hector, Ship of First Reserve, Coast Guard, Southampton Water (until superseded at his own request. owing to ill-health)
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