British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
De Grey, George
By: Ron McGuigan
De Grey, George (11 June 1776 - 26 April 1831)
Son of 2nd Baron Walsingham
Cornet 1st Dragoons 1794, Lieutenant 1st Dragoons 1794, Captain
25th Light Dragoons* 1794, Major 25th Light Dragoons* 1795, Lieutenant
Colonel 26th Light Dragoons+ 1799, Lieutenant-Colonel 1st Dragoons
1799, Brevet Colonel 1808, Major General 1811, Lieutenant General
* renumbered 22nd Light Dragoons. + renumbered 23rd Light Dragoons.
Early Service: Cape of Good Hope &
1796-1800 and at Seringapatam 1799. Assistant Adjutant-General Home
Peninsular War: Served with his regiment from 1809. Commanded cavalry
brigade May 1810-July 1811.
Other Service: On Home Staff 1813-1814.
Aide De Camp to the King 1808. Succeeded as 3rd Baron 1818.
Index | Biographies Index |
More on British Generals of the
Napoleonic Wars ]