And had a barracks named after him in Devizes, one-time regimental depot of the Wiltshire Regiment.It's the same with John Gaspard Le Marchant. Born in France by a French mother. Lived in Guernsey. Father of 10 children.
Set up Sandhurst and died in the Battle of Salamanca in 1812 after destroying the left wing of Napoleon's Army in the Peninsular War.
Bugger - beaten to the punch by @rickshaw-major!!
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