Nathaniel Stevenson

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Nathaniel Stevenson
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Nathaniel Stevenson
Born 1840
Died 1911
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service 1858 - 1899
Rank Lieutenant General

Lieutenant General Nathaniel Stevenson (1840–1911) was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey.

Military career[edit]

Stevenson was commissioned as an ensign in the 1st Regiment of Foot in 1858.[1] In 1863 he was transferred to the 87th Regiment of Foot.[2] He was appointed Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster-General for Cork District in 1880[3] and then, having served as Assistant-Adjutant and Quartermaster-General on the Staff, he was appointed Deputy Adjutant-General in Ireland in 1884.[4] He was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey in 1894.[5] It was in that capacity that he went to Westminster Abbey in 1898 to attend former Prime Minister Gladstone's funeral.[6] He later became Colonel of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 22176. p. 3904. 24 August 1858. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 22701. p. 379. 23 January 1863. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 24858. p. 2646. 25 June 1880. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 25407. p. 4589. 24 October 1884. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
  5. ^ World Leaders
  6. ^ The London Gazette: no. 26980. p. 3849. 22 June 1898. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
  7. ^ The London Gazette: no. 27432. p. 3090. 9 May 1902. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
Government offices
Preceded by
Sir Edward Bulwer
Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
1894–1899
Succeeded by
Michael Saward