Edward Alverne Bolitho

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Captain (retired) Edward Alverne Bolitho, (20 December, 1842 – 25 September, 1908) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Bolitho was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 21 April, 1866.

Bolitho was promoted to the rank of Commander on 9 December, 1879.

In 1884, Bolitho was awarded the Royal Humane Society's Bronze Medal.[1]

Bolitho was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Captain on 23 December, 1892.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Swinger
24 Sep, 1873[2] – 17 Feb, 1877
Succeeded by
Oswald P. Tudor


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 575.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1876). p. 192.