| Royal Navy|
Royal Navy officer
| Alfred Ransom|
| Boxer Rebellion, First World War|
June 28, 1953, Torquay, United Kingdom
Order of the British Empire
Boxer Rebellion, World War I
Alfred Ransom (Royal Navy officer) Wikipedia
Rear Admiral Alfred Charles Ransom CBE (1871-1953) was a senior Royal Navy officer.
Born on 22 August 1871, Alfred Ransom was educated at Bedford Modern School (1878-84), and Bedford School. He received his first commission in the Royal Navy in 1888 and served during the anti-slavery Gambia Expedition, in 1894. He served in China during the Boxer Rebellion, between 1900 and 1901, and during the First World War, serving aboard HMS Dreadnought between 1914 and 1916. He attained the rank of Paymaster Rear Admiral and retired from the Royal Navy in 1926.
Rear Admiral Alfred Ransom was invested as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1925. He died in Torquay on 28 June 1953.