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Royal Naval Biography/Medlicott, John


This officer’s first commission bears date Jan. 7th, 1802; about which period he was presented with the Turkish gold medal, for his services on the Egyptian coast, during the campaign of 1801. He obtained the rank of commander June 4th, 1814; previous to which he had served as flag-lieutenant to Rear-Admiral (now Sir William) Hargood, on the Guernsey station.