George Le Geyt


NationalityBritish 
RolesSailor 
First Known Service1797/01/27CSORN
Last Known Service1812/08/12CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1797/01/27 LieutenantCSORN
1803/05/28 CommanderCSORN
1803/05/281812/08/12Stork (16), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1808/12/121808/12/13Action at St Pierre 
1809/01/281809/02/24Capture of Martinique 
1812/08/12 CaptainCSORN

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Craig Field on Sunday 12th of February 2017 16:09

To Whom It May Concern:

A few additional facts for your file:

George Le Geyt married Rose Mary, daughter of Retired Rear Admiral William Heath on December 21, 1812.

On the 4th of July, 1840, he received the Order of the Bath.

On the 1st of October, 1846, he was promoted to Retired Rear Admiral

George Le Geyt's grandson, Henry William Pitcher, was awarded the Victoria Cross for his service in India.

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