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The following obituary for Frederick Warden appeared in the Times newspaper.

Obituary from the Times newspaper
DateObituary
12 November 1869A telegram was received at the Admiralty yesterday forenoon announcing the death of Rear-Admiral Warden, C.B. senior officer on the coast of Ireland, which occurred at 10 o'clock at Queenstown, after a short illness. The deceased Admiral entered the service at an early age, and obtained his commission as lieutenant in September, 1828; was promoted to commander in 1838; and obtained post rank in July, 1845. He was commander of the Medea, serving on the coast of Syria, in 1840; and was engaged on active service during the Russian War. He for some time commanded the Channel Squadron, and on relinquishing that command succeeded Rear-Admiral Claude H.M. Buckle C.B. as senior officer on the coast of Ireland. In recognition of his services afloat he was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath in July, 1855. He obtained the rank of Rear-Admiral on the 12th of September, 1863. By the gallant officers demise Capt Sir William S. Wiseman, K.C.B., obtains flag rank, and thereby a captain's good-service pension is placed at the disposal of the First Lord of the Admiralty.
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