Lieutenant-General Sir William Erskine Bt


Erskine was in the army for 53 years and served in 19 campaigns.

1728 March. Born in Edinburgh
1742 Joined 7th Dragoons
1763 Knighted
1778 QMG under Sir Henry Clinton in North America
1779 Major-General
1787 Lieutenant-General
1782 16th May. Colonel of 26th Foot
1791 Baronet
1795 19th March. Died, aged 67


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by Stephen Luscombe