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George William Bourn

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1772TGM
Baptism3.7.1772 - Ramsgate ref:719
First Known Service31.1.1801CSORN
FatherGeorge Bournref:719
MotherElizabeth Grangerref:719
WifeSarah George - Married 12.7.1802 - Thanet, Kentref:719
WifeElizabeth Williams (nee Young) (1768-1846) - Married 21.3.1820, Deptford ref:719
Last Known Service15.10.1840NL1843
Date of Death8.1843 - Ramsgate TGM
Will Probated22.9.1843, PROB 11/1985/141

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
31.1.1801 LieutenantCSORN
Africa (64) 1781-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant,
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
9.9.1809 Discharged , supercededNAO
15.10.1840 Superannuated CommanderNL1843

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Posted by Mike Gunnill on Tuesday 31st of January 2023 11:19

Thank you, Cy.

Posted by Cy on Tuesday 31st of January 2023 09:52

I assume it means that he was discharged from his position as his post as a lieutenant was being superceded. i.e. someone else had been commissioned to it.

Posted by Mike Gunnill on Sunday 29th of January 2023 14:34

Looking at Lieutenant George William Bourn, served at Battle of Trafalgar on HMS Africa from St Laurence-in-Thanet, Kent.

I don't understand the term on the the date 9/9/1809 < Discharged, superseded >

Grateful for assist, please? Thank you.

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