William Neilson

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Commander (retired) William Neilson, (10 February, 1844 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Neilson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 21 April, 1856.

Neilson was placed on the Retired List on account of non-service at rank of Commander on 24 January, 1866.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry R. Berners
Captain of H.M.S. Wizard
27 Jan, 1876[1] – 20 Feb, 1877
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1876). p. 192.