|Sir George Cathcart|
General Sir George Cathcart
|Born||12 May 1794|
|Died||5 November 1854 (aged 60)|
|Battles/wars||Quatre Bras, Waterloo Crimean War|
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath|
He was born in Renfrewshire, son of William Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart. After receiving his education at Eton and in Edinburgh, he was commissioned into the Life Guards in 1810. He saw service in the United States and Flanders, distinguished himself at the bombardment of Copenhagen and represented England at the court of Russia and during the Congress of Vienna.
- George Cathcart, Commentaries on the War in Russia and Germany in 1812 and 1818, London: 1850.
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