Alexander George Fraser (1785 - 1853)

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About Alexander George Fraser

Ensign, 35th Foot 1802 ; Lieut, 35th Foot 1802; Lieut, 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot 1803; Lieut and Capt, 1st Foot (Grenadier) Guards 1804; served in Sicily 1806-07; a Representative Peer for Scotland (Tory) 1807-53; served in the Peninsula 1808-09 and fought at Corunna; in the Walcheran expedition 1809; at Cadiz 1811; took part in the Battles of the Nivelle, the Nive and Bayonne; Capt and Lt Col 1813; commanded the light companies of the Guards at Quatre Bras and Waterloo 1815, where he highly distinguished himself in the defence of Hougoumont; CB 1815; ADC to the King 1825-37; GCH 1837; Maj Gen 1837; commanded a brigade in the war with China 1841-44, for which he received the thanks of both Houses of Parliament; KCB 1842; Lieut Gen 1846; Col, 55th Foot 1846 and 2nd Foot, 1846-53; Knight of the Thistle 1852

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Alexander George Fraser, 17th Lord Saltoun, KT, GCH, KCB's Timeline

April 22, 1785
July 18, 1853
Age 68