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James Reynett Wikipedia
General Sir James Henry Reynett KCB KCH (1786–1864) was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.
Reynett took part in the Ferrol Expedition in 1800 during the War of the Second Coalition and was appointed Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General in 1808 during the Peninsular War. He went on to become Assistant Quartermaster-General in Germany in 1813 and military secretary to the Duke of Cambridge in 1820 before being made Inspector of Foreign outpatients at Chelsea Hospital later in 1820.
He was appointed a Groom of the Bedchamber to William IV in 1831, serving in the royal household until the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837.
Reynett served as Lieutenant Governor of Jersey from 1847 to 1852. He was also Colonel of the 48th Regiment of Foot from 1850 to his death.
He was promoted General on 5 May 1860.
In 1837 he married Eliza Campbell.