Edward Augustus Down


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1794CSORN
Last Known Service12.8.1812CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1794 Barfleur (98), MidshipmanADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
26.12.1798 LieutenantCSORN
12.1.1805 CommanderCSORN
1.18061808Bittern (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.18081809Redwing (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18098.1812Redwing (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.2.1809 Action of 1809-02-08 
12.8.1812 CaptainCSORN
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 Barfleur on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
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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