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Richard Wilbraham

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Allegiance  United Kingdom
Died  30 April 1900
Rank  General
Battles/wars  Syrian War Crimean War
Award  Order of the Bath
Service/branch  British Army
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Awards  Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Battles and wars  Egyptian–Ottoman War, Crimean War

General Sir Richard Wilbraham KCB (12 April 1811 – 30 April 1900) was a British Army officer who became colonel of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment).

Military career

Wilbraham served in the Syrian War. Promoted to major in the 7th Regiment of foot, Wilbraham served as Adjutant General of the 2nd Division during the Crimean War. He was promoted to lieutenant colonel in February 1855 and to colonel in August 1855. He also served as colonel of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) taking up the post in 1881. He lived at Rode Hall and died in 1900.

References

Richard Wilbraham Wikipedia


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