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James Edward Bickford R.N.

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James Edward Bickford R.N.Explanation
Youngest son of Joseph Bickford (1782-1831) and jounger brother of Joseph Grant Bickford
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
c1829 Born (Stonehouse, Devon, England)
27 October 1860 Married (at East Stonehouse, Devon, England) Sophia Jane (1833-1916), second daughter of the late Lieutenant George Tomlin RN
6 January 1905 Died (Hendon, Middlesex, England)
 
DateRank
19 February 1842Entered Navy
13 December 1848Lieutenant
6 August 1860Commander
3 April 1868Captain
16 September 1876Retired Captain
 
Date fromDate toService
26 June 1849 Lieutenant in Swift, commanded by William Cornwallis Aldham, Pacific
18 April 1861 Commander (2ic) in Forte, commanded by Thomas Saumarez, flagship of Rear-Admiral Richard Laird Warren, south-east coast of America
12 November 1862 Commander (2ic) in Forte, commanded by Arthur Mellersh, flagship of Rear-Admiral Richard Laird Warren, south-east coast of America
26 November 1864 Commander in Brilliant, Royal Naval Reserve drill ship, Dundee
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