ADMIRAL SIR ALGERNON
Sitter: Admiral Sir Algernon (Charles Fiesché) Heneage (1833-1915).
Biog: Entered Royal Navy, 1846; Second-in-Command of the Channel Fleet, 1885-86; Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station, 1887-90; Commander-in-Chief at the Nore, 1892-95; Admiral, 1894; retired, 1898.
Date: (c. 1906).
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star and sash of a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (military division) [G.C.B. cr. 26 June 1902]; Baltic Medal 1854-1855; Crimea Medal 1854-1856; India General Service Medal 1854-1895; Turkish Crimea Medal 1855; Royal Humane Society, silver medal.(1)
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Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Navy List, 1846-1915; The Times, 12 June 1915, p 9b.
Date: Negative sequence.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of the Bath) Burke's Peerage; (campaign medals) E. C. Joslin, A. R. Litherland, and B.T. Simpkin, British Battles and Medals, London, 1988.
1. Note that the ribbons for Crimea and India General Service Medals have been reversed in error.