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William Buller Fullerton Elphinstone R.N.Explanation
Son of James Drummond Fullerton-Elphinstone and Anna Maria Buller
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
18 November 1828 Born
13 January 1861 Succeeded (upon the death of his cousin) as 15th Baron Elphinstone, in the Scottish peerage
1864 Married Constance Euphemia Woronzow Murray (d 1922), second daughter of the 6th Earl of Dromore
27 November 186718 November 1885Elected Scottish Representative Peer
13 December 1885 Created 1st Baron Elphinstone in the UK peerage
18 January 1893 Died
 
DateRank
1841Entered Navy
16 October 1848Lieutenant
3 November 1856Commander
1 April 1870Retired Captain
 
Date fromDate toService
27 April 18491853Lieutenant in Cleopatra, commanded by Thomas Lecke Massie, East Indies
28 December 185319 September 1854 in Dauntless, commanded by Alfred Phillipps Ryder, Channel, then (1854) the Baltic and the Black Sea during the Russian War
19 September 1854 Lieutenant in Royal Albert, commanded by William Robert Mends, flagship of Rear-Admiral Edmund Lyons, Mediterranean (and in the Black Sea during the Russian War)
20 July 18603 May 1861Commander in Hornet (from commissioning at Portsmouth), East Indies and China
9 December 186121 December 1861Commander in Stromboli (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Portsmouth
10 May 1862 Commander in Vigilant, Channel squadron
18741880Lord in Waiting, to Queen Victoria
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