The King's Royal Rifle Corps


George Thomas Whitaker


Whitaker entered the 60th Rifles as an ensign in 1860 when this photo was taken. He was a lieutenant in 1865, a captain in 1873, major in 1881 and a lieut-colonel in command of the 3rd Battalion in 1887. He died whilst in office in April 1890 in Gibraltar.


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