Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years War

A Biographical Dictionary of Commissioned Officers 1748-1763

Cy Harrison

Covering over 2,000 officers who served during the Seven Years War, this book provides previously un-published details of each officer's career and family.
Publication date:
November 2019
Publisher :
Helion and Company
Series :
Reason to Revolution
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ISBN : 9781912866687

Dimensions : 234 X 156 mm
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Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years War provides detailed reference information on over 2,000 commissioned officers of the Royal Navy: all of those whose career as a commissioned officer included the Seven Years War (1756-1763). In addition, those officers commissioned during and after 1748 and who died before 1756 are included.

Sourced primarily from some 15,000 original source documents held in the National Archives, the individual entries include the officers pre-commission postings and commissions to ships as well as other naval and civil appointments. Genealogical information such as dates of birth, death, and marriage, and the names and dates of the officer's immediate family are also included for most of the entries.

As the first published reference work since 1849 to include this level of detail for all the Royal Navy officers of the period Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years provides unparalleled access to information previously unpublished.