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Philip Bowes Vere Broke
(1776-1841)

Philip Bowes Vere Broke was born in Nacton on 9 Sep 1776 and died on 3 Jan 1841. He served in the Royal Navy.

He married Sarah Louisa Middleton on 25 Nov 1802.

Sons who served as naval officers: Philip Broke and George Nathaniel Broke Middleton

Honors:

Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB) on 2 Jan 1815

Ranks:

Cdr (1799)
RAdm B (1830)

He appears as a character in the book "Fortune of War, The" (Patrick O'Brian).

Notes:

Son of Philip Bowes and Elizabeth (née Beaumont) Broke.

MAR: DOB
OB: DOD

Further Reading:

Brighton, J.G. 1866. Admiral Sir P.B.V. Broke, Bart., K.C.B., &c.: A Memoir. London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston.
Padfield, Peter. 1968. Broke and the Shannon. London: Hodder & Stoughton.

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