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Captain John Bouchier

Captain John Bouchier

Person  Male  Born 26/9/1747  Died 30/12/1808

Naval officer.  On 15 February 1783 he was court-martialled, along with his officers and crew, on the Warspite in Portsmouth harbour for having lost the ship the Hector.  They were all honourably acquitted.  RN Lieut-Governor of Greenwich Hospital.  Died aged 61 as a result of a wound received 35 years previous which had never been “perfectly cured”.

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Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital Old Burial Ground

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