Edward Alfred John Harris R.N.
Edward Alfred John Harris R.N.


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Edward Alfred John Harris R.N.Explanation
Second son of James Edward Harris (1778-1841), second Earl of Malmesbury
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
20 May 1808 Born (London, England)
4 August 1841 Married Emma Wylly (1814-1896), daughter of Captain Samuel Chambers, R.N.
28 March 18447 July 1852M.P. for Christchurch
11 December 185217 January 1853Ambassador to Peru
31 March 185822 August 1867Ambassador to Switzerland
22 August 186731 October 1877Ambassador to the Netherlands
13 July 1872 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath), civil
17 July 1888 Died (Sandling Park, Hythe, Kent, England)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
6 September 1821Entered Royal Navy College
28 February 1828Lieutenant
21 November 1833Commander
23 November 1841Captain
12 April 1862Retired Rear-Admiral
24 May 1867Retired Vice-Admiral
30 July 1875Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
17 March 18287 May 1828Lieutenant in Pelorus, commanded by Commander Peter Richards, Mediterranean
8 May 182831 May 1828Lieutenant in Ocean, Mediterranean
1 June 18289 August 1828Lieutenant in Asia, commanded by Captain William James Hope Johnstone, Mediterranean
10 August 182814 April 1830Lieutenant in Pelican, commanded by Commander William Alexander Baillie Hamilton
14 October 183221 December 1833Lieutenant in Stag, commanded by Captain Nicholas Lockyer, coast of Portugal
5 May 183914 February 1841Commander in Racehorse, North America and West Indies


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