Richard Bingham

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Rear-Admiral (retired) THE HONOURABLE Richard Bingham, R.N. (6 May, 1847 – 12 November, 1924) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The younger son of the Third Earl of Lucan, Bingham's mother was a sister to the Earl of Cardigan, who'd been in the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava.[1]

Bingham was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 1 June, 1869[2] after serving in the sloop Rosario in Australia.[3]

Bingham was promoted to the rank of Commander with seniority of 30 June, 1884.[4]

Bingham was promoted to the rank of Captain with seniority of 30 June, 1891.

Bingham was placed ont he Retired List at his own request on 6 January, 1897.

Bingham was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) with seniority of 15 March, 1904.

Bingham died in London following an operation, aged 77.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Raymond B. Needham
Captain of H.M.S. Orwell
5 Jul, 1883 – 6 Jul, 1884
Succeeded by
Edward G. F. Law
Preceded by
Arthur C. B. Bromley
Captain of H.M.S. Swift
17 Nov, 1887 – 18 Apr, 1891
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Indefatigable
11 Jul, 1893 – c. 21 Aug, 1893[Inference]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Richard Bingham
Preceded by
The Hon. Richard Bingham
Captain of H.M.S. Indefatigable
18 Jul, 1894
Succeeded by
Robert D. B. Bruce

Footnotes

  1. "Rear-Admiral Bingham." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 18, 1924; pg. 20; Issue 43812.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1883). p. 9.
  3. "Rear-Admiral Bingham." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 18, 1924; pg. 20; Issue 43812.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 8.
  5. "Rear-Admiral Bingham." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 18, 1924; pg. 20; Issue 43812.