Lord Adam Gordon was a wealthy and gregarious aristocrat who had a distinguished army career. He fought with great bravery, leading a grenadier company at St Cast, also at Cherbourg, whilst serving in the 3rd (Scots) Guards.
c1726 Birth date uncertain. Son of Alexander 2nd Duke of Gordon|
1741 Entered the army as ensign, 2nd Dragoons (Scots Greys)
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