|Sir Charles Hillyar|
|Died||14 December 1888
|Years of service||1831–1882|
|Commands held||HMS Gladiator
East Indies & Cape of Good Hope Station
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Born the son of Admiral Sir James Hillyar, Charles Hillyar joined the Royal Navy in 1831. Promoted to Captain in 1852, he commanded HMS Gladiator in the Black Sea during the Crimean War. He commanded HMS Queen from 1859 and HMS Octavia from 1865.
Hillyar became Commander-in-Chief, East Indies and Cape of Good Hope in 1865, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station in 1872 and Commander-in-Chief, China Station in 1877. He retired in 1882.
- O'Byrne, William Richard (1849). " Hillyar, Charles Farrell". A Naval Biographical Dictionary. John Murray. Wikisource.
|Commander-in-Chief East Indies & Cape of Good Hope Station
Sir Leopold Heath (East Indies Station)
Sir William Dowell (Cape of Good Hope Station)
Sir Arthur Farquhar
|Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station
Sir Arthur Cochrane
Sir Alfred Ryder
|Commander-in-Chief, China Station