James Augustus Poland R.N.
James Augustus Poland R.N.

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James Augustus Poland R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
March 1918 Died (South Kensington)
19 July 1846Entered Navy
3 February 1855Lieutenant
9 November 1863Commander
24 July 1871Captain
29 September 1886Retired Captain
1 January 1888Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
7 February 185525 May 1855Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Thomas Maitland, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
25 May 1855 Lieutenant in Meteor, commanded by Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour, the Crimea
20 March 1860 Lieutenant in Pioneer, commanded by Hugh A Reilly, East Indies and China
(1863) Lieutenant in Pearl during the bombardment of Kagoshima ("Anglo-Satsuma War") resulting from the "Namamugi Incident", a samurai attack on foreign nationals in Japan on September 14, 1862.
24 September 18671871Commander in Plover, west coast of Africa, then North America and West Indies
4 November 187523 October 1879Captain in Juno (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness), China
1 January 188118 September 1883Captain in Valiant
18 September 188329 September 1886In command of the Naval Barracks, Sheerness

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