|Sir Henry Percival de Bathe|
Sir Henry Percival de Bathe
|Born||June 19, 1823|
|Died||January 5, 1907(aged 83)|
|Place of birth||Malton, Yorkshire|
|Place of death||Chichester, West Sussex|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Military career[edit | edit source]
Henry Percival de Bathe was a page at Queen Victoria's coronation. He was commissioned into the Scots Fusilier Guards in 1839 and served in the Crimean War being Second-in-Command of his battalion at the Siege of Sevastopol. He was also present at the Battle of Traktir Bridge as Aide-de-Camp to Lord Rokeby. He was appointed Commanding Officer of the Scots Guards in 1864.
He inherited his baronetcy in 1870. In 1874 he was appointed General Officer Commanding Northern District and in 1876 he was promoted to Lieutenant General. He was promoted again to General in 1879 and retired in 1883.
He lived at Wood End near Chichester.
Family[edit | edit source]
In 1869 he married Charlotte Clare and together they went on to have two sons and four daughters.
References[edit | edit source]
- Memorial at St Mary's Church, Somerleyton, Suffolk
- "No. 19785". 1 November 1839. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/19785/page/
- Leigh Rayment
- "No. 24376". 8 March 1907. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/24376/page/
- "No. 28002". 8 March 1907. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28002/page/
- The Peerage.com
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