Thursday, April 29, 2010

Lieutenant-Colonel Lord Burghersh

Lieutenant-Colonel Lord Burghersh (Roger Fenton, 1855).

Francis William Henry (1825-1891), 12th Earl of Westmorland, entered the army in 1843 and went to the Crimea as aide-de-camp to Lord Raglan. He was promoted lieutenant-colonel in 1855. On his return to England he received the Crimean medal. He succeeded to the title of 12th Baron Burghersh in 1859.

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