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Henry George Grey

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Died  11 January 1845
Service/branch  British Army
Rank  Lieutenant-general
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Henry George Grey
Awards  Order of the Bath, Royal Guelphic Order

Lieutenant-General Sir Henry George Grey GCH, GCB (25 October 1766 – 11 January 1845) was a British Army officer who served as acting Governor of Cape Colony.

Military career

Born the son of Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, Grey served in the 18th Light Dragoons. He was promoted to major in that regiment on 1 September 1795, having transferred to the 17th Light Dragoons, he was promoted to lieutenant-colonel on 21 April 1794. He served as acting Governor of Cape Colony in 1807 and again in 1811. He was also colonel in the 13th Light Dragoons.

References

Henry George Grey Wikipedia


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