Charles Edward Foot R.N.
Charles Edward Foot R.N.


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Charles Edward Foot R.N.Explanation
Son of Rev. Simon Charles Foot (1808-1885)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
24 July 1841 Born (Vicarsfield, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland)
5 November 1873 Married Fanny Ann Jones (1847-1922), eldest daughter of George Hammond Whalley, M.P. (1813-1879)
12 January 1883 Awarded 3rd Class Osmaniah by the Khedive of Egypt for service during recent campaign
16 August 1884 Died at Blantyre in what is now Malawi.
 
DateRank
16 February 1861Lieutenant
25 October 1867Commander
30 December 1875Captain
 
Date fromDate toService
15 February 185519 May 1856Naval cadet in Hawke, commanded by Captain Erasmus Ommanney, the Baltic, as senior officer in the Gulf of Riga during the Russian War, and then at Falmouth
20 May 185613 February 1857Naval cadet in Pearl, commanded by Captain Edward Southwell Sotheby, Pacific
14 February 185716 June 1859Midshipman in Pearl, commanded by Captain Edward Southwell Sotheby, Pacific, and in command of Pearl's Naval Brigade during the Indian Mutiny
17 June 185921 July 1859Midshipman in Victory, commanded by Captain Arthur Farquhar, flag-ship, Commander-in-chief, Portsmouth
22 July 185911 January 1860Midshipman in Edgar, commanded by Captain James Edward Katon, second in command, Channel squadron
12 January 186015 February 1861Midshipman in Mutine, commanded by Commander William Graham, Pacific
16 February 186127 August 1861Acting Sub-lieutenant in Mutine, commanded by Commander William Graham, Pacific
14 March 186230 June 1863Lieutenant in Lee, commanded by Commander Edwin Charles Symons, west coast of Africa
1 July 186318 January 1864Lieutenant in Rattlesnake, commanded by Commodore Arthur Parry Eardley-Wilmot, west coast of Africa
19 January 18645 January 1865Lieutenant in Rattlesnake, commanded by Commodore Arthur Parry Eardley-Wilmot, west coast of Africa, for service in Lee
6 January 186528 July 1865Acting Commander in Speedwell, west coast of Africa
29 July 186516 August 1865Lieutenant in Rattlesnake, west coast of Africa
7 June 186630 June 1867Lieutenant and commander in Griper, Queenstown, tender to Black Prince
1 July 186710 November 1867Lieutenant and commander in Griper, Queenstown, tender to Mersey
16 January 186823 March 1869Commander (2ic) in Defence, commanded by Charles Henry May, Channel squadron
17 March 1870 Inspecting officer, Chester division, Coast Guard
21 March 187031 October 1873Coast Guard, Chester then Liverpool
1 November 187313 March 1876Commander in Daphne, East Indies
12 May 188016 December 1882Captain in Ruby, East Indies
1 October 188316 August 1884Consul in the territories of the African Kings and Chiefs in the districts adjacent to Lake Nyassa (until he died)


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