John Hindmarsh


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service10.1786CSORN
Last Known Service1795CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
10.1786 Bellerophon (74), GunnerB161
1794 Bellerophon (74), ServantADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
1795 Bellerophon (74), VolunteerADM 171/8
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Bellerophon on 1794/06/01. He received a further clasp for Lord Cornwallis's brilliant repulse of a fleet, four times times superior in force, whilst serving on Bellerophon on 1795/06/17ADM 171/8

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
B161Billy Ruffian (The Bellerophon and the downfall of Napoleon)David CordinglyBook
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument

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