Henry Bentinck (British Army Officer)

Henry Bentinck (British Army Officer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. General Sir Henry John William Bentinck KCB (8 September 1796 - 29 September 1878) was a British soldier and courtier. He was the third and youngest son of Major-General John Charles Bentinck and his wife Jemima Helena, eldest daughter of Frederick de Ginkell, 6th Earl of Athlone.His older brothers were the generals William Bentinck, 3rd Count Bentinck and Charles Bentinck, 4th Count Bentinck. Bentinck entered the British Army as ensign in March 1813 and was commissioned into the Coldstream Guards.He rose to lieutenant in 1820 and to captain nine years thereafter. In 1841, he was appointed an aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom with the rank of an brevet-colonel.Bentinck was promoted to major in 1846and five years later he purchased a lieutenant-colonelship.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135731580
  • 9786135731583