William Henry Carrington

Date of Birth1778ADM 171/8
First Known Service1795ADM 171/8
Last Known Service1847ADM 171/8
Date of Death14.12.1849 - Weymouth TGM
Will Probated29.12.1849, PROB 11/2104/121

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1.4.1795 1st Lieutenant of Marinesref:838
6.1795 Galatea (32), 1st Lieutenant of MarinesADM 171/8
1842 Appointed Barrack Master at WeymouthTGM
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for an action with the French fleet and the capture of 3 sail of the line whilst serving on Galatea on 23.6.1795ADM 171/8


ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
TGMGentleman's MagazineVariousBook
ref:838A List of the Officers of the Army and Royal Marines on Full, Retired and Half-Pay Digital Book

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Posted by grammont on Wednesday 24th of October 2018 10:49

The National Archives website has a Trafalgar Ancestors database which can be searched

Posted by Kim Priestly on Wednesday 24th of October 2018 02:31

My G G grandfather,servrd on the Bellerophen @ Trafalger ,any more info out there?

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