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    Post Naval Rank during Zulu War

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    I am trying to trace my ancestor James Douglas who served on HMS Orontes during the African War of 1879. his rank is shown as Domestic Class 2. What is this? I can find no such class for navy rankings anywhere.

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    Hi,
    Welcome to the Forum. Look here https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Boy_seaman
    Peter Nicholl
    Researching:Nicholl,Boater, Haselgrove & Vaughan

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter nicholl View Post
    Hi,
    Welcome to the Forum. Look here https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Boy_seaman
    Thank's very much. That is more than I could find and should help me in my search a bit more.
    Charlie Keville

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