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Adl.Sir William Alison Dyke 
Acland
1847 - c. 1924


Adl.Sir William Alison Dyke 
Acland
, eldest son. Entered the Britannia as a Cadet September 1861, Sub-lieutenant 1867, Liut. 1868, Commander 1879, Captain 1885, (Captain of the Efgar in 1894), Rear-Admiral 1899, Vice-Admiral 1904, Admiral 22 March 1908, retired 17 July 1911; attached to the Chilean Army in the Peruvian War 1881 accompanied the first brigade in the march from Pisco to Lurin, and was present at the battles of Chorrilos and Miraflores (mentioned in despatches, gold medal with two clasps from the Chilean government); employed by the Colonial Government of Sydney to make preparations for the naval defence of the ports; Deputy Commissioner for Western Pacific 1883; commanded Australia, sent to Havre to do honour to Pres. Faure on his visit to that place 1894-97; Captain on the RN ship Edgar in 1894; Captain of the Dockyard Reserve at Devenport 1897-99; 2nd in command of Channel Squadron 4 Jun 1901; Admiral Superintendant of Gibraltar Dockyard 1 October 1902-1904; Associate of Institute of Naval Architects; J.P. for the counties of Oxford (1887) and Devon (1905); A.D.C. to Qu. Victoria 11 March 1896 to 1899; Jubilee Medal 1897; F.R.G.S.; C.V.O. on the occasion of the visit of Kg. Edward VII to Gibraltar, April 1903. Three quarter length portrait by Pierre Troubetskoy at Wilmead, Torquay.

Born: Oxford, Oxon, England 18th Dec 1847 Baptised:
Died: c. 1924Buried:
Family:
Acland

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Ancestors
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1.
Adl.Sir William Alison Dyke 
Acland
(
Smith
) 1847 - c. 1924
2.
Sir Henry (Harry) Wentworth Dyke 
Acland
(
Cotton
) 1815 - 1900
4.
Sir Thomas Dyke 
Acland
(
Hoare
) 1787 - 1871
5.
Lydia Elizabeth 
Hoare
(
Acland
) 1786 - 1856
3.
Sarah 
Cotton
(
Acland
) + 1878
6.
 

Siblings


1.
Sarah Angelina 
Acland
* 1849
2.
Henry Dyke 
Acland
* 1850
3.
Theodore Dyke 
Acland
(
Gull
) 1851 - 1931
4.
Herbert Dyke 
Acland
* 1855
5.
Reginald Brodie Dyke 
Acland
1856 - 1924
6.
Capt. Francis Edward Dyke 
Acland
(
Macrorie
) 1857 - post 1911
7.
Lt. Col. Alfred Dyke 
Acland
(
Smith
) 1858 - 1937

Spouses



1. Hambleden, Bucks., , England 7th Jul 1887
Emily Anna 
Smith
(
Acland
) 1859 - 1942

Descendants
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Emily Anna 
Smith
(
Acland
) 1859 - 1942
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Acland
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Timeline


18th Dec 1847Born Oxford, Oxon, England
7th Jul 1887Married
Emily Anna 
Smith
(
Acland
) 1859 - 1942 Hambleden, Bucks., England
16th Oct 1900
Adl.Sir William Alison Dyke 
Acland
(
Smith
) 1847 - c. 1924 inherited the title
Acland
  [Bt]
c. 1924Died
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