Lieutenant General Henry Holmes


Lieutenant Colonel Holmes was appointed to the Colonelcy on 8th May 1749.

As a Major General in 1756 he was in command when, by reason of an order dated 25th August 1756, a 2nd Battalion of the Regiment was raised and which later became the 70th Regiment.

Promoted to Lieutenant General on 2nd April 1759, he died in 1762.


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