|Years of service||1847–1885|
Second Opium War
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath|
Military career 
Educated at Rugby School, Sarel became a cornet with the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers in 1847 and subsequently transferred to the 17th Lancers. He fought with his Regiment during the Indian Mutiny in 1857 and then joined the China Expedition in 1861. He was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey in 1883 and lived at Rollesby Hall in Norfolk.
He married Phyllis Molyneux.
- Rugby School Register, May 1874 - May 1904
- The London Gazette: . 13 July 1847. Retrieved 29 May 2011.
- The London Gazette: . 24 March 1858. Retrieved 29 May 2011.
- Second medal displayed in portrait
- Papers read Royal Geographical Society, 11 November 1861
- World Statesmen
- Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p.476
- Unit Histories
Sir Alexander Nelson
|Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey