William Henry Pringle
Sir William Henry Pringle
|Born||21 August 1772|
|Died||23 December 1840|
|Years of service||1792–1840|
|Unit||27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot|
|Awards||Order of the Bath|
|Other work||Member of Parliament|
He was born the eldest son of Maj-Gen. Henry Pringle, of Dublin and educated privately and at Trinity College Dublin.
He joined the British Army as a cornet and progressed to the rank of Colonel of the 64th Foot in 1816. Further promotion to Lieutenant-General followed before he was transferred as Colonel for life in 1837 to the 45th Regiment of Foot. He was made KCB in 1815 and GCB in 1834.
He died in 1840. He had married Harriet Hester Eliot on 20 May 1806 (the daughter and heiress of Hon. Edward James Eliot) with whom he had a son and 4 daughters.
- Diary of Maj Gen Henry Pringle
- "PRINGLE, William Henry (?1771-1840), of 17 Stratford Place, Marylebone, Mdx". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
- "The Pringle Connection".