Charles Brownlow Macdonald

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Lieutenant Charles Brownlow Macdonald, (15 November, 1855 – 9 January, 1887) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Macdonald was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 5 December, 1879.

Macdonald was appointed to the gunvessel Ranger on the East Indies Station on 7 April, 1885. While appointed to her, Macdonald was killed as he led an attack on a Burmese dacoit stronghold at Shagurai on 9 January, 1887.[1]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James J. L. Sisson
Captain of H.M.S. Firebrand
8 Jan, 1883[2] – before Apr, 1883
Succeeded by
David L. Dickson


  1. The core of this information provided in email from Jon Dewhirst, who is preparing a page on Macdonald on his site on 20181130.
  2. Macdonald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/80. f. 830.