Sir Robert Arbuthnot

Sir Robert Arbuthnot

Birth
Ireland
Death 6 May 1863 (aged 89)
Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Burial Bonchurch, Isle of Wight Unitary Authority, Isle of Wight, England
Memorial ID 46145569 · View Source
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General, K.C.B., KTS. He was the son of John Arbuthnot Senior of Mayo. He was a General in the army, a colonel in the 76th Regiment and Brigadier General in the Portuguese Service and was awarded with the Military Order "Knight of the Tower and Sword of Portugal". He married firstly Susan Vesey, daughter and only child of Colonel William Vesey of Farm Hill. He married secondly Harriet Smith, daughter and co-heir of Thomas Smith of Castletown Hall, Lancashire. He was awarded the Army Gold Cross, with three clasps, for the battles of Busaco, Albuera, Badajoz, Nivelle, Nive, Orthez and Toulouse, and the Military General Service Medal, with two clasps, for Corunna and Ciudad Rodrigo.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 30 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46145569
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Robert Arbuthnot (19 Nov 1773–6 May 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46145569, citing St Boniface Bonchurch Churchyard, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight Unitary Authority, Isle of Wight, England ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .