John Hawley Glover R.N.
John Hawley Glover R.N.

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John Hawley Glover R.N.Explanation
Son of the Reverend Frederick Augustus Glover
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
24 February 1829 Born (Yateley, Hampshire)
30 September 18857 July 1872Died (London)
4 December 1841Entered Navy
30 May 1848Lieutenant
24 November 1862Commander
18??Retired Commander
24 November 1877Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
25 February 1854 Lieutenant in Rosamond, commanded by Stephen Smith Lowther Crofton, particular service
10 March 185525 February 1857Lieutenant and commander in Otter, transporting troops to Heligoland, then (July 1856) mail to the Cape of Good Hope
1862 Joined Colonial service
21 April 1863 Administrator of Lagos, then Colonial Secretary, then again Administrator
18731874Raised a native force, to act at his discretion under the leadership of Sir Garnet Joseph Wolseley, during the Ashanti war
7 April 1876June 1881Governor of Newfoundland
7 December 18811883Governor of the Leeward Islands (until forced to leave by malaria)
188330 September 1885Governor of Newfoundland (until he died)

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