O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'

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The following is the entry for John James Bartholomew Edward Frere in William O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'.

FRERE. (Commander, 1846.)

John James Bartholomew Edward Frere was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant 7 May, 1838. His appointments in that capacity were ? 8 May, 1838, to the Princess Charlotte 104, flag-ship of Sir Robt. Stopford, under whom, in 1840, he served throughout the operations on the coast of Syria, including the bombardment of St. Jean d?Acre ? and, 31 Dec. 1841, to the Carysfort 26, Capts. Lord Geo. Paulet and Geo. Henry Seymour, of which vessel, stationed in the Pacific, he ultimately became First-Lieutenant. Since his advancement to the rank of Commander, 9 Nov. 1846, he has been on half-pay.
He married, 4 Feb. 1846, Anne, third daughter of Geo. Frere, Esq., of Bedford Square. Agents ? Messrs. Stilwell.

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