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George Blagdon Westcott, Royal Navy (1753--1798)
baptised 24 April 1753, Honiton, Devon
died in battle, 1 August 1798, Aboukir Bay, Egypt; buried at sea

Captain George Blagdon Westcott

Bio Summary
Honiton 1st child of Benjamin II & Susannah 1753
Navy joined as cabin boy 1765
ditto promoted Lieutenant 1777
ditto promoted Captain 1790
Torbay survived a naval mutiny (read his own words) 1797

(did not marry: no descent)


Engraving: "Victors of the Nile" (detail), after Smirke, 1803