George Le Geyt


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service27.1.1797CSORN
Last Known Service12.8.1812CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
27.1.1797 LieutenantCSORN
28.5.1803 CommanderCSORN
28.5.180312.8.1812Stork (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.12.180813.12.1808Action at St Pierre 
28.1.180924.2.1809Capture of Martinique 
12.8.1812 CaptainCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British 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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