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Lieutenant George Strachey Cive Justice

Birthplace:
- Moulmain, India

Birthdate:
- 24 July 1847

Nationality:
- Probably English

Height:
- 5 feet 11 3/4 inches

Family Background:
- Not known

At Sandhurst:
- Yes

Foreign Languages:
- French

Career before Halifax:
- Ensign, 8 August 1865 (purchase)
- Lieutenant, 13 July 1867 (non-purchase)

Postings while in NS Command:
- Halifax, 9 May 1869 to 25 November 1871

Career after Halifax:
- Captain, 24 July 1873
- served with detachment of 2nd Seaforths attached to 1st Seaforths in Egyptian campaign of 1882
- at battle of Tel-el-Kebir

Died:
- 30 December 1882, at sea

Nothing is known about Justice's family background. All that can be said with certainty is that the internal address given on his correspondence with the Horse Guards about his application for a first commission in 1865 was "18 Queen Square Bath". Bath was a favourite locale for retirees. This, and the place of Justice's birth, might indicate that his father was a retired officer of either the British or Indian armies, or else a retired member of the Indian Civil Service.

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