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Sir Henry George Grey
Born 25 October 1766
Died 11 January 1845 (1845-01-12) (aged 78)
Place of birth Northumberland
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch  British Army
Rank Lieutenant General
Awards Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Guelphic Order

Lieutenant-General Sir Henry George Grey GCH, GCB (25 October 1766 – 11 January 1845) was a British Army officer who served as acting Governor of Cape Colony.

Military career[edit | edit source]

Born the son of Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, Grey served in the 18th Light Dragoons.[1] He was promoted to major in that regiment on 1 September 1795, having transferred to the 17th Light Dragoons, he was promoted to lieutenant-colonel on 21 April 1794.[1] He served as acting Governor of Cape Colony in 1807 and again in 1811.[2] He was also colonel in the 13th Light Dragoons.[1]

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Military offices
Preceded by
Francis Craig
Colonel of the 13th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons
1811–1845
Succeeded by
Hon. Edward Pyndar Lygon

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