Reginald Orme Brenton Carey Brenton

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Commander Reginald Orme Brenton Carey Brenton, (22 December, 1848 – 21 April, 1921) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Brenton must have been a fearless man. He earned the Royal Humane Society's Silver Medal in 1869 as a Sub-Lieutenant, and added a clasp to the award in 1872.[1]

Brenton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 3 September, 1872.

Incredibly, Brenton was awarded a second clasp to his R.H.S. Silver Medal in 1876.[2]

Brenton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1886.

He resigned the service on 30 November, 1891.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alaric F. Grant
Captain of H.M.S. Merlin
3 May, 1883[3] – 19 Sep, 1885
Succeeded by
William McC. Maturin

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1876). p. 458.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1876). p. 458.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1884). p. 224.