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Alfred Ransom (Royal Navy officer)

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Service/branch  Royal Navy
Rank  Rear admiral
Role  Royal Navy officer

Name  Alfred Ransom
Years of service  1888-1926
Allegiance  United Kingdom
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Battles/wars  Boxer Rebellion, First World War
Died  June 28, 1953, Torquay, United Kingdom
Awards  Order of the British Empire
Battles and wars  Boxer Rebellion, World War I

Rear Admiral Alfred Charles Ransom CBE (1871-1953) was a senior Royal Navy officer.

Naval career

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.

References

Alfred Ransom (Royal Navy officer) Wikipedia


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