William Henry Brand


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth8.10.1790NBD1849
First Known Service18.5.1805NBD1849
WifeChristina Cecilia GreigNBD1849
BrotherCharles BrandNBD1849
BrotherThomas Dickson BrandNBD1849
BrotherGeorge Rowley Brand (d.1806)NBD1849
Last Known Service27.10.1858NBD1849
Date of Death22.4.1867 - Leigh-on-SeaTGM

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
18.5.1805 Entered the NavyNBD1849
18.5.18058.1807Revenge (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
25.9.1806 Action off Rochefort 
8.18077.1808Redwing (16), MidshipmanNBD1849
7.5.1808 Action of 1808-05-07 
18111812Apollo (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
1812 Weazle (16), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
13.2.1812 Capture of the Merinos 
16.2.1812 Action of 1812-02-16 
28.2.181222.8.1816Badger (10), LieutenantNBD1849
30.12.1813 LieutenantCSORN
2.6.18245.3.1825Ramillies (74), LieutenantNBD1849
5.3.182525.9.1826Hyperion (32), LieutenantNBD1849
25.9.1826 Appointed to command a coast guard stationNBD1849
9.18282.1844Appointed Inspecting Commander in the Coast GuardNBD1849
17.5.1832 Married Christina (2 sons, 3 daughters)NBD1849
9.11.1846 CommanderNBD1849
27.10.1858 CaptainNL1865


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Posted by Carole Mulroney on Tuesday 5th of May 2020 15:15

Capt W H Brand died in 1867 and is buried in St Clement's Church, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex where there is a memorial to him in the church

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