William Henry Brand


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth8.10.1790NBD1849
First Known Service18.5.1805NBD1849
WifeChristina Cecilia GreigNBD1849
Brother Charles BrandNBD1849
Brother Thomas Dickson BrandNBD1849
Brother George 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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