Nathaniel Bowden-Smith

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Admiral SIR Nathaniel Bowden-Smith, K.C.B., Royal Navy (21 January, 1838 – 28 April, 1921) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Bowden-Smith was promoted to the rank of Commander on 26 June, 1866.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 29 May, 1872.[2]

Bowden-Smith was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 19 June, 1888, vice Culme-Seymour.[3]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 5 November, 1894.[4]

In the Queen's Diamond Jubilee honours, Erskine was appointed an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 22 June, 1897.[5] He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 26 October, 1899, vice Jones.[6] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, he was placed on the Retired List dated 21 January, 1903.[7]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir N. Bowden-Smith" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 30 April, 1921. Issue 42708, col B, p. 12.
  • Retired Flag Officer, A [Sir Nathaniel Bowden-Smith] (1914). Naval Recollections: 1852 to 1914. London: Army & Navy Co-operative Society, Ltd..

Service Records

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Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23132. p. 3736. 29 June, 1866.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 23863. p. 2577. 31 May, 1872.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 25830. p. 3373. 19 June, 1888.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26571. p. 6428. 16 November, 1894.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 26867. p. 3568. 25 June, 1897.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27131. p. 6532. 31 October, 1899.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27518. p. 466. 23 January, 1903.
  8. Bowden-Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 127.
  9. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 90.
  10. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 86.