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Royal Naval Biography/Parry, Howard Lewis


Passed his examination, at Portsmouth, in June 1814; obtained his first commission on the 10th Mar. 1815; and was advanced to his present rank, Feb. 10th, 1832, “for gallant conduct and severe wounds received in the coastguard service.”

This officer has a pension of five shillings per diem for his wounds. In 1834, King Louis Phillipe sent him a gold medal, for his exertions in saving the crew of a French fishing vessel, wrecked off Rye in 1831.