George John Anstruther

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Captain George John Anstruther, (4 December, 1842 – 19 January, 1888) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In 1858, Anstruther was awarded the Royal Humane Society's Silver Medal for saving life from drowning.[1]

Anstruther was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 18 June, 1862.

Anstruther was promoted to the rank of Commander on 18 August, 1870.

Anstruther was promoted to the rank of Captain on 4 February, 1879.

Anstruther died in London.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George R. Hope
Captain of Training Ship H.M.S. Boscawen
12 Apr, 1878[2]
Succeeded by
Day H. Bosanquet
Preceded by
Francis Durrant
Captain of H.M.S. Audacious
28 Dec, 1882[3] – 27 Mar, 1883[4]
Succeeded by
Hugo L. Pearson

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1876). p. 458.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 199.
  3. Anstruther Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14/503. f. ?.
  4. Anstruther Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14/503. f. ?.