Henry St. Leger Bury Palliser

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Admiral Henry St. L. Bury Palliser, seen as a Rear-Admiral.
Photograph: Navy & Army Illustrated.

Admiral Henry St. Leger Bury Palliser, Royal Navy (22 June, 1839 – 17 March, 1907) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Palliser was promoted to the rank of Captain with seniority of 25 March, 1878.[1]

Flag Rank

Palliser was promoted tot he rank of Rear-Admiral dated 26 April, 1893.[2]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, he was placed on the Retired List dated 22 June, 1899.[3] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 13 July,[4] and to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 15 March, 1904.[5]

Bury Palliser died at Warehead aged sixty-seven on 17 March, 1907. A funeral service was held at Boxgrove near Chichester on 21 March and he was buried at Everton Church, Beds.[6]

On 28 May, 1944 his widow passed away in Chichester.[7]

Bibliography

  • "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Wednesday, 20 March, 1907. Issue 38285, col A, p. 1.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Edinburgh
27 Aug, 1887[8] – 6 Oct, 1890
Succeeded by
Archibald L. Douglas
Preceded by
Robert Woodward
Captain of H.M.S. Duke of Wellington
1 Aug, 1891 – 29 Dec, 1891
Succeeded by
Henry C. Kane
Preceded by
?
Flag Captain, Portsmouth Station
1 Aug, 1891 – 29 Dec, 1891
Succeeded by
Wollaston C. Karslake
Preceded by
Edmund J. Church
Commodore in Charge at Hong Kong
29 Dec, 1891[9] – 31 Aug, 1893
Succeeded by
George T. H. Boyes
Preceded by
Henry F. Stephenson
Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station
5 Mar, 1896 – 15 Aug, 1899
Succeeded by
Lewis A. Beaumont

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24569. p. 2394. 5 April, 1878.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26398. p. 2617. 5 May, 1893.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27093. p. 4008. 27 June, 1899.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27100. p. 4445. 18 July, 1899.
  5. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 27659. p. 1791. 18 March, 1904.
  6. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Wednesday, 20 March, 1907. Issue 38285, col A, p. 1.
  7. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Tuesday, 30 May, 1944. Issue 49869, col A, p. 1.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 213.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 356.