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Philip Melmoth Nelson Guy

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Allegiance  United Kingdom
Awards  Order of the Bath
Died  1878

Name  Philip Nelson
Service/branch  British Army
Rank  Lieutenant-general
Commands held  British Troops at Danapur Commander of British Troops in China and Hong Kong Lieutenant Governor of Jersey

Lieutenant General Sir Philip Melmoth Nelson Guy KCB (1804–1878) was Commander of British Troops in China and Hong Kong and Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.

Military career

Guy was commissioned into the 5th Regiment of Foot in 1824. He went on to command the British Troops at Danapur in India in 1857.

He was appointed Commander of British Troops in China and Hong Kong in 1864 and Lieutenant Governor of Jersey in 1868, a post he relinquished in 1873.

References

Philip Melmoth Nelson Guy Wikipedia


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