William Hext


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth8.7.1780 - BodminCSORN
First Known Service1794CSORN
FatherFrancis John HextNBD1849
MotherMargaret LangNBD1849
BrotherGeorge Hext (1784-1813)NBD1849
Last Known Service3.1811CSORN
Date of Death30.10.1868CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1794 Russell (74), Captain's ServantADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
8.8.1799 LieutenantCSORN
28.4.1809 CommanderCSORN
28.4.18093.1811Wilhelmina (32), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
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 Russell on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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