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Sir Henry Percival de Bathe
Sir Henry Percival de Bathe
Born (1823-06-19)June 19, 1823
Died January 5, 1907(1907-01-05) (aged 83)
Place of birth Malton, Yorkshire
Place of death Chichester, West Sussex
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Rank General
Battles/wars Crimean War
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

General Sir Henry Percival de Bathe, 4th Baronet KCB (19 June 1823 – 5 January 1907) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1870s.

Military career[edit | edit source]

Henry Percival de Bathe was a page at Queen Victoria's coronation.[1] He was commissioned into the Scots Fusilier Guards in 1839[2] and served in the Crimean War being Second-in-Command of his battalion at the Siege of Sevastopol.[1] He was also present at the Battle of Traktir Bridge as Aide-de-Camp to Lord Rokeby.[1] He was appointed Commanding Officer of the Scots Guards in 1864.[1]

He inherited his baronetcy in 1870.[3] In 1874 he was appointed General Officer Commanding Northern District and in 1876 he was promoted to Lieutenant General.[4] He was promoted again to General in 1879 and retired in 1883.[1]

He was also Colonel of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry.[1]

He lived at Wood End near Chichester.[5]

Family[edit | edit source]

In 1869 he married Charlotte Clare[6] and together they went on to have two sons and four daughters.

References[edit | edit source]

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