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Commerell, Sir John Edmundlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


Commerell, Sir John Edmund (1829–1901), naval officer, born in London on 13 January 1829, was the second son of John Williams Commerell of Strood Park, Horsham, and his wife, Sophia, daughter of William Bosanquet. He entered the navy in February 1842 and was at once sent out to ...

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