Thomas Hounsom Butler Fellowes R.N.
Thomas Hounsom Butler Fellowes R.N.

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Thomas Hounsom Butler Fellowes R.N.Explanation
The son of Sir James Fellowes, M.D., of Adbury House, Hants, who was an Inspector of Hospitals to the British Army in the Peninsular War.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
19 October 1827 Born
1857 Married, firstly, Constance Fanny (died 1888), daughter of Charles S. Hanson of Constantinople
1890 Married, secondly, Margaret, daughter of the Rev. W. Jowitt, rector of Stevenage
22 June 1911 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
26 March 1923 Died at Stevenage, Hertfordshire (being the oldest naval officer of flag rank at the time)
1845Entered Navy
10 December 1852Lieutenant
24 June 1862Commander
14 August 1868Captain
14 August 1868Captain
1 August 1873Retired Captain
1 January 1886Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
22 December 1852 Lieutenant in Odin, commanded by Francis Scott, Portsmouth, later Woolwich, then (July 1854) the Baltic during the Russian War
16 March 1855 Lieutenant in Royal Albert, commanded by William Robert Mends, flagship of Rear-Admiral Edmund Lyons, Black Sea and Mediterranean
22 May 1860 Lieutenant in Marlborough, commanded by William Houston Stewart, flagship of Vice-Admiral William Fanshawe Martin, Mediterranean
27 March 1861 Lieutenant in Mersey, commanded by Henry Caldwell, North America and West Indies (and present at the landing of British, French and Spanish forces at Vera Cruz, Mexico)
16 June 1863 , Coast Guard Inspecting officer, Penzance
3 May 1867 Commander in Dryad, East Indies (until invalided after commanding a Naval Brigade of 80 men during the 1868 Expedition to Abyssinia, seeing action at Arogye Pass and the Battle of Magdala)
12 June 1912 Deputy Lord Lieutenant of the County of Hertford

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