Lionel Andros De Sausmarez

Lionel Andros De Sausmarez

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Death 26 Feb 1929 (aged 81)
Burial West Molesey, Elmbridge Borough, Surrey, England
Memorial ID 86804306 · View Source
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Commander Royal Navy. He entered the Royal Navy 1860, Sub-Lieutenant 1866, and was for some time engaged in the suppression of the slave trade in South East Africa. He was present at the Bombardment of Alexandria in 1882, was mentioned in dispatches, and received the Egyptian medal with the clasp for Alexandria, the Khedive's bronze star, and the Order of Osmanjeh (fourth class). He received special promotion and the Albert and Royal Humane Society's medals for having, while acting as officer of the watch on June 1 1868, on H.M.S. "Myrmidon," lying in Banana Creek, River Congo, jumped overboard into the shark-invested river and rescued a seaman who could not swim. He retired with the rank of Commander in 1883. He married his cousin, Mary, daughter of Frances Charlotte McCrea and George Bell.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 15 Mar 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 86804306
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lionel Andros De Sausmarez (2 Apr 1847–26 Feb 1929), Find a Grave Memorial no. 86804306, citing Molesey Cemetery, West Molesey, Elmbridge Borough, Surrey, England ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .