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General Richard Ford William (7th Earl of Cavan) Lambart

Male 1763 - 1837  (74 years)


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  • Name Richard Ford William (7th Earl of Cavan) Lambart 
    Prefix General 
    Born 10 Sep 1763 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Nov 1837 
    Person ID I34694  My Genealogy

    Family Honora Margaretta Gould 
    Children 
     1. Lady Honora Elizabeth Hester Lambart,   b. 26 May 1784,   d. 30 Mar 1856  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F12542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was commissioned in 1779. In 1798 He was promoted to Major-General. In 1800 he commanded a Division in Egypt under Abercromby. He was Colonel of the 2nd Battalion, 68th Foot between 1801 and 1802. In 1805 he was promoted to Lieutenant-General. He was Colonel of the 2nd West Indian Regiment between 1805 and 1808.
      He was Colonel of the 77th Foot between 1808 and 1811. He was Colonel of the 58th Regiment of Foot between 1811 and 1823. He was a General Officer and Colonel of the 45th Regiment of Foot between 1823 and 1837.