Leonard Dacres

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Commander Leonard Dacres, ( – 15 November, 1869) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Dacres was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 24 August, 1866.

Dacres died of yellow fever while on passage home from North America in a mail packet and was posthumously promoted to the rank of Commander on 20 July, 1869 by the Commander-in-Chief, Sir Mundy.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Spencer R. Huntley
Captain of H.M.S. Cherub
10 Mar, 1869[1] – 30 Jul, 1869[Inference]
Succeeded by
Noel S. F. Digby


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1869). p. 226.