John St George
|Sir John St. George|
|Born||18 January 1812|
|Died||17 March 1891|
|Buried||Brompton Cemetery, London|
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath|
Educated at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, John St. George was commissioned into the Royal Regiment of Artillery in 1828. He was decorated for his conduct during the Crimean War, where he commanded the siege train at the fall of Sevastopol in 1855.
He was Master Gunner, St. James's Park, the ceremonial head of the Royal Regiment of Artillery from 1884 to 1891, and was appointed Colonel Commandant of the 21st and 26th (Royal Arsenal) Kent Rifle Volunteer Corps in 1864.
In 1860 he married Elizabeth Marianne Evans.
- "John St. George at Oxford Dictionary of National Biography". Retrieved 31 July 2017.
- Obituary. The Times, 19 March 1891.
- Army Lists.
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