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General Sir Thomas Saumarez (1 July 1760 – 4 March 1845) was a British General.[1]

LifeEdit

He was born in Guernsey on 1 July 1760 to Matthew Saumarez and Cartaret Le Marchant. His brothers were Admiral James Saumarez, 1st Baron de Saumarez and Richard Saumarez, a surgeon and medical author.[2]

He married Harriet Brock in 1787, daughter of William Brock and Judith de Beauvoir.[3]

He served in North America during the revolutionary war. He was Equerry and Groom of the Chamber to the Duke of Kent, and afterwards Commander-in-Chief of New Brunswick. He was promoted to full General in 1838.[4][5] [6]

He died in Guernsey on 4 March 1845.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20
  2. Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20
  3. Annals of some the British Normal Isles constituting the Bailiwick of Guernsey
  4. List of British Army full generals
  5. Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20
  6. James Saumarez, 1st Baron de Saumarez
  7. Annals of some the British Normal Isles constituting the Bailiwick of Guernsey

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