Alfred John Chatfield R.N.
Alfred John Chatfield R.N.

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Alfred John Chatfield R.N.Explanation
Son of Rev. Robert Money Chatfield
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
27 August 1831 Born (Stratford)
1887 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
25 August 1910 Died
Father of Alfred Ernle Montacute Chatfield, first Baron Chatfield (1873-1967), First Sea Lord between 1933 and 1938.
1846Entered Navy
6 March 1854Lieutenant
16 April 1862Commander
16 April 1868Captain
1 January 1886Rear-Admiral
27 August 1891Retired Rear-Admiral
16 September 1891Retired Vice-Admiral
23 August 1897Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
1 March 1858 Lieutenant and commander in Spanker, tender to Cornwallis, the Humber
10 September 18737 June 1878Captain in Amethyst (until paying off at Plymouth), Pacific (1875-1878 on the coast of British Columbia, and on 29 May 1877 with Shah in action against the armoured Peruvian Renegade Huascar; in May1877 Huascar was seized at Callao by followers of the revolutionary leader Nicolas de Pierola to engage in sabotage actions against Peruvian Government forces)
1 October 1878 Captain in Thunderer, Mediterranean

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