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 General
Commands held Northern District

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 General Officer Commanding Northern District in 1889, General Officer Commanding North Eastern District later in the year and 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 was appointed Colonel of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 8 March 1902.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 22176". The London Gazette. 24 August 1858. p. 3904. 
  2. ^ "No. 22701". The London Gazette. 23 January 1863. p. 379. 
  3. ^ "No. 24858". The London Gazette. 25 June 1880. p. 2646. 
  4. ^ "No. 25407". The London Gazette. 24 October 1884. p. 4589. 
  5. ^ World Leaders
  6. ^ "No. 26980". The London Gazette. 22 June 1898. p. 3849. 
  7. ^ "No. 27432". The London Gazette. 9 May 1902. p. 3090. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Charles Daniell
GOC Northern District
1889
Succeeded by
Post Disbanded
Preceded by
New Post
GOC North Eastern District
1889–1891
Succeeded by
Henry Wilkinson
Preceded by
William Roberts
Colonel of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
1902–1911
Succeeded by
Sir Archibald James Murray
Government offices
Preceded by
Sir Edward Bulwer
Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
1894–1899
Succeeded by
Michael Saward