Francis John Russell R.N.
Francis John Russell R.N.

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Francis John Russell R.N.Explanation
Seventh child of John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766-1839), by his second wife, Georgiana, daughter of Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
23 October 1808 Born
2 February 1888 Died
7 February 1822Entered Navy
7 August 1829Lieutenant
5 December 1837Commander
Date fromDate toService
27 July 1838June 1840Commander in Harlequin, Cape of Good Hope & Coast of Africa, later East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
7 June 1848 Commander in Tweed, south-east coast of America

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