David Anderson (British Army officer)
|Born||12 August 1821|
|Died||7 October 1909|
|Commands held||Royal Military College, Sandhurst|
General David Anderson (12 August 1821 – 7 October 1909) was a British Army officer who became the last Governor of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, before the post was merged with that of Commandant of the college.
Anderson was commissioned into the British Army in 1838. He served on the North West Frontier of India from 1853 and was decorated, and in 1885 was appointed to command the Aldershot division. He was Governor of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, from 1886 to 1888, when he was promoted to a full General and retired from the service.
On 18 November 1863, Anderson married his cousin Charlotte, second daughter of David Anderson of St Germains, Haddingtonshire, and had five children, Lt-Gen Sir Warren Hastings, Admiral Sir David Murray, Charlotte Mary, Eleanor Florence and Violet Ann. The sons both married but there were no grandchildren.
Sir Richard Chambré Hayes Taylor
|Governor of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst
Lieutenant General Edward Clive