Historical information

Commander Crawford Atchinson Denman Pasco (1818–1898), Royal Navy, was member of the Mission's Committee.
He was the son of Rea-Admiral John Pascoe (1774–1853) who served in the Royal Navy between 1784 and 1853. On 7 April 1803 he was assigned to Nelson's flagship HMS Victory and was appointed as signal officer by Nelson on the day of the Battle of Trafalgar. In this role he was to hoist the famous signal "England expects that every man will do his duty".

Physical description

Sepia tone photograph of man in uniform seating in armchair