Thomas Bruce (British Army officer)
He was educated at Rugby School and joined the Army, serving in India during the War of American Independence and rising to the rank of Lieut-General in 1796. He commanded the British forces in the West Indies, leading the unsuccessful attack against Martinique in June 1793. He was made Colonel of the 16th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot in 1788, a position he held until his death.
He died unmarried in 1797 .
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The Earl of Courtown
Sir Philip Hales
|Member of Parliament for Marlborough
With: The Earl of Courtown 1790–1793
Earl of Dalkeith 1793–1796
Hon. James Bruce
Edward Hyde East
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Hon. John Wodehouse
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