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==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
Church was one of three officers later to achieve high rank in the Navy to be awarded the India 1857-1858 campaign medal with the "Relief of Lucknow" clasp, the other two being [[Lord Walter Talbot Kerr|Lord Walter Kerr]] and [[Nowell Salmon]].
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Church was one of three officers later to achieve high rank in the Navy to be awarded the India 1857-1858 campaign medal with the "Relief of Lucknow" clasp, the other two being [[Walter Talbot Kerr|Lord Walter Kerr]] and [[Nowell Salmon]].
  
He was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} with seniority of 9 January, 1878.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/24541/pages/169 no. 24541.  p. 169.]  11 January, 1878.</ref>
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He was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} with seniority of 9 January, 1878.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/24541/pages/169 no. 24541.  p. 169.]  11 January, 1878.</ref>
  
Church was appointed a [[Naval Aide-de-Camp]] to Queen Victoria dated 20 May, 1891, vice [[Frederick George Denham Bedford|Bedford]].<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26169/pages/2985 no. 26169.  p. 2985.]  5 June, 1891.</ref>
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Church was appointed a [[Naval Aide-de-Camp]] to Queen Victoria dated 20 May, 1891, vice [[Frederick George Denham Bedford|Bedford]].<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26169/pages/2985 no. 26169.  p. 2985.]  5 June, 1891.</ref>
  
Church was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 1 January, 1893.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26359/pages/2 no. 26359.  p. 2.]  2 January, 1893.</ref>  He was appointed [[Admiral Superintendent of Devonport Dockyard]] on 7 August, 1894.<ref>Clowes.  '''VII'''.  p. 7.</ref>
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Church was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 1 January, 1893.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26359/pages/2 no. 26359.  p. 2.]  2 January, 1893.</ref>  He was appointed [[Admiral Superintendent of Devonport Dockyard]] on 7 August, 1894.{{ClowesVII|p. 7}}
  
In accordance with the provisions of the [[Order in Council of 22 February, 1870]], Church was placed on the Retired List on 11 July, 1899.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27099/pages/4345 no. 27099.  p. 4345.]  14 July, 1899.</ref>  He was advanced to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on the Retired List on 15 March, 1904.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27659/supplements/1791 (Supplement) no. 27659.  p. 1791.]  18 March, 1904.</ref>
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In accordance with the provisions of the [[Order in Council of 22 February, 1870]], Church was placed on the Retired List on 11 July, 1899.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27099/pages/4345 no. 27099.  p. 4345.]  14 July, 1899.</ref>  He was advanced to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on the Retired List on 15 March, 1904.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27659/supplements/1791 (Supplement) no. 27659.  p. 1791.]  18 March, 1904.</ref>
 
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==Bibliography==
 
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*"Obituary" (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Thursday, 21 April, 1904.  Issue '''37374''', col B, pg. 10.
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*"Obituary" (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Thursday, 21 April, 1904.  Issue '''37374''', col B, p. 10.
 
*Verney, Edmund Hope (1862).  ''The Shannon's Brigade in India: Being Some Account of Sir William Peel's Naval Brigade in the Indian Campaign of 1857&mdash;1858''.  London: Saunders, Otley, and Co.
 
*Verney, Edmund Hope (1862).  ''The Shannon's Brigade in India: Being Some Account of Sir William Peel's Naval Brigade in the Indian Campaign of 1857&mdash;1858''.  London: Saunders, Otley, and Co.
 
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==Service Records==
 
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*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=7893993&queryType=1&resultcount=4 ADM 196/36.]
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*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=7903118&queryType=1&resultcount=4 ADM 196/14.]
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Admiral Edmund John Church, Royal Navy, Retired (14 February, 1842 – 18 April, 1904) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Church was one of three officers later to achieve high rank in the Navy to be awarded the India 1857-1858 campaign medal with the "Relief of Lucknow" clasp, the other two being Lord Walter Kerr and Nowell Salmon.

He was promoted to the rank of Captain with seniority of 9 January, 1878.[1]

Church was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria dated 20 May, 1891, vice Bedford.[2]

Church was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1893.[3] He was appointed Admiral Superintendent of Devonport Dockyard on 7 August, 1894.[4]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, Church was placed on the Retired List on 11 July, 1899.[5] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 15 March, 1904.[6]

Bibliography

  • "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Thursday, 21 April, 1904. Issue 37374, col B, p. 10.
  • Verney, Edmund Hope (1862). The Shannon's Brigade in India: Being Some Account of Sir William Peel's Naval Brigade in the Indian Campaign of 1857—1858. London: Saunders, Otley, and Co.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George Parsons
Captain of H.M.S. Jumna
10 Dec, 1880[7] – 6 Jan, 1882
Succeeded by
Uvedale C. Singleton
Preceded by
William H. Maxwell
Commodore in Charge at Hong Kong
27 Dec, 1888[8] – 1891
Succeeded by
Henry St. L. Bury Palliser
Preceded by
Sir Robert H. More Molyneux
Admiral Superintendent, Devonport Dockyard
7 Aug, 1894[9]
Succeeded by
Henry J. Carr

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24541. p. 169. 11 January, 1878.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26169. p. 2985. 5 June, 1891.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26359. p. 2. 2 January, 1893.
  4. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 7.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27099. p. 4345. 14 July, 1899.
  6. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 27659. p. 1791. 18 March, 1904.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 255.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 263.
  9. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 7.