Lieutenant-General Granville Chetwynd-Stapylton


Granville George Chetwynd-Stapylton was born in London on 22 Mar 1823. He was the son of Major Henry Richard Chetwynd-Stapylton of the 10th Hussars, and Margaret Hammond. He went to Sandhurst and was commissioned as an ensign in the 13th Light Infantry in 1839. He joined the regiment on 21 Apr 1841 while they were in Kabul, after a journey of more than 20 months. He was with the regiment during the siege of Jellalabad.

1823 Born on 22 Mar
1839 Commissioned into 13th Light Infantry
1841 Joined the regiment in Kabul, 21 April
1842 Lieutenant
1848 Captain
1854 ADC to C-in-C East Indies
1857 Major
1860 Lieutenant-Colonel
1864 Married Lady Barbara Leeson, 8 Dec
1865 Colonel
1870 Major-General
1873 Commanded Brigade Depot at Clonmell until 1877
1881 Lieutenant-General
1896 Colonel of Q R West Surreys. 23 Sep until 16 Apr 1902
1902 Colonel of Duke of Cornwall's LI. 16 Apr until his death
1915 Died in London 28th April


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by Stephen Luscombe