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Duke of Wellington

(1769—1852) army officer and prime minister


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BARTON, Baptist Johnston (1876 - 1944), DL, JP Co. Donegal; High Sheriff, 1922; late The Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) KOYLI and Royal Newfoundland Regt

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BRAY, Robert (Napier Hubert Campbell) (1908 - 1983), retired; late Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (Colonel of the Regiment, 1965–75)

BURNETT, John Curteis (1882 - 1968), late The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment

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COLLISON, Charles Sydney (1871 - 1935), late Duke of Wellington’s Regiment

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EVERARD, Nugent Henry (1905 - 1984), late The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (W Riding)

GIBBS, James Alec Charles (1867 - 1930), late The Duke of Wellington’s Regt

GORDON, Archibald Alexander (1867 - 1949), Member King’s Bodyguard for Scotland (Royal Company of Archers); late Major 9th (Highlanders) Royal Scots: CA (resigned 1943) and JP of Edinburgh; was from 1906 until he resigned 14 years later, Private Secretary to the Duke of Wellington, KG, GCVO

HENNIKER, Robert John Aldborough (1888 - 1958), late Duke of Wellington’s Regt

HERAPATH, Lionel (1880 - 1934), Regular Army Reserve of Officers (late) The Duke of Wellington’s Regt

HUFFAM, James Palmer (1897 - 1968), Duke of Wellington’s Regiment

JENKINS, Edward Vaughan (1879 - 1941), late Duke of Wellington’s Regt

LLOYD, George Evan (1855 - 1900), commanding 1st Battalion Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) in South Africa from 1900

Peter Jupp. British Politics on the Eve of Reform: The Duke of Wellington's Administration, 1828–30. New York: St. Martin's. 1998. Pp. xiii, 483. $79.95

ROWLANDS, Hugh (1829 - 1909), Colonel the Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) from 1897

1st Duke of Wellington (1769–1852)

TURNER, Percy Alexander (1868 - 1940), late The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment

WANNELL, George Edward (1882 - 1933), late 9th Batt. Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regt

Wellesley [formerly Wesley], Arthur, first duke of Wellington (1769-1852), army officer and prime minister

Wellesley, Henry (1846 - 1900), DL, JP, Lieutenant-Colonel Grenadier Guards, retired 1882; Hon. Colonel 2nd Brigade South Division Royal Artillery from 1884; Hon. Colonel 3rd and 4th Battalions Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Yorkshire Regiment from 1886

Wellesley, Henry Valerian George (1912 - 1943), Conde do Vimeiro, 1811; Marquez de Torres Vedras and Duque da Victoria, 1812, Portugal; Duque de Ciudad Rodrigo and a Grandee of 1st Class, 1812, Spain; Prince of Waterloo, 1815, Netherlands; Lieut Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, at present in Commando, rank Temp. Captain

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(1769–1852)

British soldier and Tory statesman, Prime Minister (1828–30; 1834). Born in Ireland, he served as commander of British forces in the Peninsular War, winning a series of victories against the French and finally driving them across the Pyrenees into southern France (1814). The following year Wellington defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, ending the Napoleonic Wars. During his first term as Prime Minister he granted Catholic Emancipation under pressure from Daniel O'Connell.

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