Gerard Gosselin of the 130th Regiment
Gerard Gosselin of the 130th Regiment
Gerard Gosselin of the 130th Regiment

MATTHIAS FINUCANE (worked from c.1798)

Gerard Gosselin of the 130th Regiment

c. 1820 United Kingdom

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Gerard Gosselin, wearing scarlet uniform of the 130th Regiment with blue facings, silver lace and epaulette with fleur de lys feathers, white cross plate
set in gold coloured frame

General Gosselin, was a Magistrate and Deputy-Lieutenant of the County of Kent. He survived the death of his venerable brother, Admiral
Thomas Le Marchant Gosselin. He was one of the senior Generals on the " Army List." According to Hart's record of his services,

"General Gosselin commanded a brigade on the expedition against Genoa under Lord W. Bentinck, and on its capture was appointed commandant there until the peace with France. Subsequently he commanded a brigade in the American war, and was present at the attack on and capture of Castine, on the Penobscot."

Born 4 February 1769. In 34th Regiment of Dragoons until 1791 when he became a Lieutenant in the Lifeguards; Captain 1794; Major in 130th Regiment of Infantry 1794 (disbanded 1795); Lieutenant-Colonel 1800; Colonel in the Army 1810; Major-General 1813. [Berry p. 347.]Gerard was an Ensign, in the 34th foot, November 29, 1780; Lieutenant, January 6, 1791 ; Captain, Jane 8, 1794; Major, June 15, 1794 of the 130th Foot Regiment; Lieutenant- Colonel, January 1, 1800; Colonel, July 23, 1810; Major-General, June 4, 1813; Lieutenant-General, May 27, 1825; and General, November 23, 1841
"Ross, William Charles". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885-1900.
Height 8.00 cm (3.15 inches)
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