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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*

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Last Name:Bettison
First Name:Samuel
Rank:Lieutenant
Birth Date:
Branch:Volunteer Naval Brigade - Sandridge

Samuel Bettison

Lieutenant

Served 1860 - 1869.

Source Victorian Naval Brigade 1860 - 1871 courtesy of Tom Corfmat, Victorian Colonial Infantry Association Inc.


Mentioned in the Victorian Government Gazette, 6 June 1865.


* 1853 is given as the commencement date for the Victorian Navy as this is the year that Commander Lockyer (RN) went to Britain to superintend the building of HMCS Victoria.
Although the Victorian Navy ended in 1901 the career of Cerbeus etc continued. In 1910 the new ships started arriving & manning levels increased.

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