General Sir Robert Sloper KB


Robert Sloper commanded the King's Dragoon Guards through the Seven Years War in Germany. He kept the regiment in a high state of efficiency and was praised by Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick and other senior Generals. He lived in Berkshire with his wife Jane with whom he had 6 sons and 4 daughters. He is buried in East Woodhay in Hampshire.

1729 Born 8 May in Wiltshire
1750 June. Captain in 10th Dragoons
1755 Dec. Major in 10th Dragoons
1759 Feb. Lieut-Col CO of 1st Dragoon Guards
1771 Major General
1778 Colonel of 14th Light Dragoons, 2 April.
1780 2nd Mysore War
1782 Lieutenant-General, 30 Nov.
1784 Commander-in-Chief in India
1788 KB on 6 June.
1788 Governor of Duncannon Fort
1789 3rd Mysore War
1796 General. 3 May.
1797 Colonel 4th Dragoons, 1 June.
1802 Died


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