George Ramsay, Earl of Dalhousie


1770 23rd Oct. Born at Dalhousie Castle, Midlothian
1788 Cornet in 3rd Dragoons
1791 Captain in 1st Foot (Royal Scots)
1792 June. Major in 2nd Foot
1793 Commanded 2nd in Martinique
1794 Aug. Lieutenant-Colonel
1795 Severely wounded at Martinique
1798 Irish Rebellion
1799 Flanders campaign
1800 Brevet Colonel
1801 Egypt
1803 Brigadier-General on the staff, in Scotland
1805 April. Major General
1813 Commanded 7th Division in Peninsula
1813 3rd and 7th Divisions at Battle of Vittoria
1813 Lieutenant-General
1813 21st May. Colonel of 26th Cameronians
1815 Created Baron Dalhousie
1816 Governor of Nova Scotia
1820 Governor-General of British North America
1829 Commander-in-Chief of India up to 1832
1838 Died on 21st March
1847 His son James, 10th Earl of Dalhousie, became the youngest ever Governor-General of India.


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