George Bignell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.12.1786NBD1849
First Known Service1.6.1795NBD1849
FatherJohn Bignell, Purser RNNBD1849
WifeCharlotte PatchNBD1849
Last Known Service19.9.1815NBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.6.1795 Entered the NavyNBD1849
1.6.1795 Andromeda (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
18003.1801Assistance (50), Midshipman ADM 6/24/51NBD1849
3.180110.9.1801London (90), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
10.9.1801 LieutenantNBD1849
10.9.18011802London (90), LieutenantNBD1849
11.4.180326.12.1809Spartiate (74), LieutenantNBD1849
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
24.6.180926.6.1809Operations in the Bay of Naples 
26.12.180923.6.1812Formidable (98), LieutenantNBD1849
23.6.18121813Dover (18), LieutenantNBD1849
181310.9.1813Hunter (10), Lieutenant and Commanding Officerref:1114
10.9.1813 Severely wounded and taken prisoner by the AmericansNBD1849
10.9.1813 Battle of Lake Erie 
7.1814 Released from cpativityNBD1849
19.9.1815 CommanderNBD1849
19.9.1815 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
16.2.1816 Awarded a pension of £150 for his woundsNBD1849
25.5.1816 Married Charlotte (6 children)NBD1849


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