Edmund Robert Fremantle R.N.
Edmund Robert Fremantle R.N.

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Edmund Robert Fremantle R.N.Explanation
Fourth son of Thomas Francis Fremantle, first Baron Cottesloe (1798-1890)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
16 June 1836 Born (London)
1866 Married Barberina Rogers (died 1923), eldest daughter of the Hon. Robert McIntosh Isaacs, of Sydney
1874 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
1874 C.M.G. (Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George)
1889 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
1899 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
10 February 1929 Died (London)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
14 January 1857Lieutenant
9 July 1861Commander
15 April 1867Captain
7 April 1885Rear-Admiral
30 August 1890Vice-Admiral
10 October 1896Admiral
15 June 1901Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
July 1858October 1858Lieutenant in Renown, Channel squadron (als flag-lieutenant to his uncle, Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Fremantle)
October 1858October 1860Lieutenant in Royal Albert, Channel squadron (als flag-lieutenant to his uncle, Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Fremantle)
7 November 1860 Lieutenant in Neptune, commanded by Frederick Archibald Campbell, Mediterranean
16 February 1861 Commander in Eclipse, Australia
March 1873May 1874Captain in Barracouta, west coast of Africa (in command of a squadron of seven small vessels at Cape Coast Castle)
11 September 18744 September 1876Captain in Doris (until paying off at Plymouth), 1873 Flying Squadron
15 May 1877November 1879Captain in Lord Warden, Channel squadron, then (1878) Reserve squadron
May 1879 Captain in Invincible, Mediterranean
January 18811884Senior naval officer at Gibraltar
August 1884April 1885Captain in Dreadnought
August 1886August 1887Second in command, Channel squadron (flag in Agincourt)
25 February 188826 February 1891Commander-in-chief, East Indies (flag in Bacchante, then Boadicea)
16 February 189228 May 1895Commander-in-chief, China
10 June 189610 June 1899Commander-in-chief, Devonport

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