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Wolseley, William

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Title Admiral (RN)
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Birth 1756 Death 00/00/1845
Place Anapolis Royal Place London
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Country Nova Scotia Country UK
 
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Biography
He was an Admiral in the Royal Navy. He was the nephew of Admiral Phipps Cosby.He was the son of an army officer in the garrison at Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. He died in London of wounds that he had received in Ceylon about 1782 - the wounds reopened and killed him. He was designated as a Person of National Significance in Canada.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN. He was appointed as a Captain RN.He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral 1804. He served in HMS St. George (98 guns) (In command) 1801 in the Channel Fleet. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the Blue in 1810. He was appointed as an Admiral of the Red (RN) in 1819 and served in the East Indies and Mediterranean. He led a landing party that captured the tower at Mortella in 1794.
 
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References
MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2011-01-31

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