George Fiott Day R.N.
George Fiott Day R.N.

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George Fiott Day R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
17 September 1855 Carried out a single-handed reconnaissance within the enemy's lines at Genitchi, Sea of Azov, for which he was later awarded a Victoria Cross.
16 June 1856 Legion of Honour
29 May 1875 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
18 December 1876 Died (at Weston-Super-Mare)
13 December 1845Lieutenant
19 November 1855Commander
20 August 1861Captain
14 February 1867Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
12 November 1851 Lieutenant and commander in Locust, south-east coast of America, then Woolwich
February 1855 Lieutenant and commander in Recruit, Black Sea during the Russian War
26 May 1856 Commander in Firefly, west coast of Africa
20 September 18591 January 1862Commander in Sphinx (from commissioning at Portsmouth), East Indies and China

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