Henry Compton Best R.N.
Henry Compton Best R.N.


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Henry Compton Best R.N.Explanation
Son of George Best (1799-1870)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
7 July 1837 Born (Compton, nr Guildford, Surrey, England)
25 July 1865 Married Henrietta Jane (1832-1905), daughter of Col. St John Augustus Clerke (1796-1870)
3 March 1907 Died (Eastbourne, Sussex, England)
 
DateRank
4 March 1857Mate
25 December 1857Lieutenant
1 June 1869Commander
18 July 1885Retired Captain
 
Date fromDate toService
23 October 187329 January 1875Commander in Nimble, East Indies (recommissioned at Bombay on 3 March 1874)


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