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captain general

PENDLEBURY, John Devitt Stringfellow (1904 - 1941), Captain General List, 1941

Captain Herbert Taylor to Lieutenant-General Peter Craig, 11 November 1798

ABERCROMBIE, George Francis (1896 - 1978), Surgeon Captain, RNVR, retired; in General Practice, 1924–66

Taddeo Contarini (1466 - 1540) and Alessandro Contarini (1486 - 1553), steward, captain general and Jacopo Contarini (1536 - 1595) and Federico Contarini (1538 - 1613)

WINGATE, Malcolm Roy (1893 - 1918), 26th Field Company, Royal Engineers; Staff Captain, General Headquarters, British Expeditionary Force

KYLE, Henry Greville (died 1956), consulting surgeon, Bristol General Hospital; late Surgeon, Southmead Hospital; Captain RAMC (T)

LAYTON, Edward (1857 - 1913), the West Riding Regiment, retired; Acting Deputy-Assistant-Quartermaster-General, Natal, and Staff Captain, Middleburg Sub District, Transvaal (retired)

LOGIN, Spencer Henry Metcalfe Login (1851 - 1909), at one time Aide-de-camp to King Edward VII; Captain-General Depôt, Portsmouth

DENHAM, Edward Brandis (1876 - 1938), Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem; Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief, Jamaica, since 1934

BRODIE, Thomas Gregor (1866 - 1916), Professor of Physiology, Toronto University, since 1908; Captain, Canadian Army Medical Corps, No 4 Canadian General Hospital

Colville, Ronald John Bilsland (1917 - 1996), Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly, Church of Scotland, 1971 and 1972; Lord-Lieutenant, Lanarkshire, 1963–92; a Captain, Royal Company of Archers, Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland, 1985–88, Captain General 1988–96

DAVIDSON, Maurice (1883 - 1967), Consulting Physician Brompton Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest; Consulting Physician Miller General Hospital for SE London; Consulting Physician Western Ophthalmic Hospital; late Captain, RAMC, Temp

BARNES, Frank (died 1960), Captain, RAMC, 1st Southern General Hospital; Lecturer in Operative Surgery, Birmingham University; Examiner in Surgery to University of Birmingham; Member of Court of Governors, University of Birmingham

Montagu-Douglas-Scott, William Henry Walter (1831 - 1914), PC; JP, DL, Captain-General Royal Company of Archers; Lord-Lieutenant of Dumfriesshire from 1858; MFH (Buccleuch)

Montagu-Douglas-Scott, John Charles (1864 - 1935), Lord-Lieut of Dumfriesshire since 1915; Lord Clerk Register and Keeper of the Signet; Captain-General Royal Company of Archers

Valentina Peguero. The Militarization of Culture in the Dominican Republic, from the Captains General to General Trujillo. (Studies in War, Society, and the Military.) Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2004. Pp. x, 263. $55.00

Dalrymple, John Aymer (1906 - 1996), Colonel (retired) Scots Guards; Lord-Lieutenant of Wigtown, 1961–81; Captain General of the Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers, 1973–88

NEW, Laurence (Anthony Wallis) (born 1932), Lieutenant Governor and Captain General of the Isle of Man, and President of the Tynwald Court, 1985–90; International President, Association of Military Christian Fellowships, 1991–2002


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An honorary rank of senior officer in the British army, most commonly in an artillery regiment.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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