Frederick George Denham Bedford R.N.
Frederick George Denham Bedford R.N.

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Frederick George Denham Bedford R.N.Explanation
Son of Edward James Bedford, R.N. (d1887)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
28 December 1838 Born (Ayr, Scotland)
17 October 1880 Married Ether (1857-1932), daughter of Edward Rush Turner (1824-1904)
29 May 1886 Companion of the Order of the Bath in Queen Victoria's Birthday Honours
16 May 1888 Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria
26 June 1902 GCB (Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath) in King Edward VII's Coronation Honours
9 November 1909 GCMG (Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George) in King George V's Birthday Honours
13 January 1913 Died (Walton Upon Thames, Surrey, England)
9 September 1858Mate
26 November 1859Lieutenant
15 May 1876Captain
20 May 1891Rear-Admiral
10 May 1897Vice-Admiral
3 October 1902Admiral
30 May 1903Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
19 December 185925 September 1860Lieutenant in Marlborough, commanded by Captain Lord Frederick Herbert Kerr, Mediterranean
26 September 18603 January 1863Lieutenant in Firefly, commanded by Commander Arthur Lukis Mansell, Mediterranean
27 April 186313 December 1867Lieutenant in Royal Oak, commanded by Captain Frederick Archibald Campbell, Channel squadron, then Mediterranean
17 January 186819 March 1872Lieutenant and commander in Sealark, tender to Implacable, training ship for boys, Devonport
21 May 187321 July 1875Commander (2ic) in Agincourt, commanded by Captain Edward Stanley Adeane, Channel squadron, flagship of the second in command
22 July 187524 May 1876Commander (2ic) in Serapis, commanded by Captain Hon Henry Carr Glyn
14 August 18761 December 1878Captain in Shah, flagship of Rear-Admiral Algernon Frederick Rous De Horsey on the Pacific station
2 December 187811 February 1880Captain in Triumph, flagship of Rear-Admiral Algernon Frederick Rous De Horsey on the Pacific station
24 August 188023 August 1883Assistant to the President of the Royal Naval College, Sir Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby
20 December 188317 April 1885Captain in Monarch, Mediterranean
18 April 188516 September 1886Captain in Dreadnought, Mediterranean
17 September 18867 September 1889Captain in Britannia, training ship for Naval cadets, Dartmouth
16 December 188924 August 1892Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty (Junior Naval Lord)
6 May 189530 April 1899Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty (Second Naval Lord)
4 May 189926 July 1902Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies station, flag in CrescentExternal link
24 March 190330 May 1909Governor of Western Australia

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