William John Ward

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Admiral THE HONOURABLE William John Ward, Royal Navy (9 December, 1829 – 20 November, 1900) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ward was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 23 July, 1880, vice Hood.[1]

He was appointed Admiral Superintendent of Malta Dockyard on 25 March, 1885.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral dated 5 April, 1892, vice Watson.[3]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, Ward was placed on the Retired List on 9 December, 1894.[4] He died at the Hotel Burlington, Boscombe, on 20 November, 1900, aged seventy.[5]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William Graham
Admiral Superintendent, Malta Dockyard
25 Mar, 1885[6]
Succeeded by
Robert G. Douglas

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24869. p. 4211. 30 July, 1880.
  2. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 305.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26279. p. 2252. 15 April, 1892.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26578. p. 7278. 11 December, 1894.
  5. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Thursday, 22 November, 1900. Issue 36306, col A, p. 1.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 305.