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 Charles Cornwallis

Charles Cornwallis

Birth
Mayfair, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Death 5 Oct 1805 (aged 66)
Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Burial London, City of London, Greater London, England
Plot The South Transept, opposite monument to Nelson.
Memorial ID 11811 · View Source
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Twice served as Governor Of India, he was the commander of the British forces which surrendered to the Americans, at Yorktown 1781, thus ending the War of Independence.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 21 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11811
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Cornwallis (31 Dec 1738–5 Oct 1805), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11811, citing Saint Paul's Cathedral, London, City of London, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .