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Edward William Frederick Boxer

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1844 Born in Woolwich, son of Edward Mounier Boxer and his wife Eleanor[1]

1858 Joined Royal Navy

1868 Married in Kensington[2]

1869 Had developed a fuse for shells that made them more effective[3]

1870 Lost in the disaster of HMS Captain

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD
  3. The Times Oct 02, 1869