[Sir] John Fox Burgoyne

Life
1782-1871; illegitimate son of General Burgoyne; ed. Eton and Woolwich; Royal Engineers, 1798; served in Malta, Sicily, Egypt, 1800-07; Sir John Moore’s Expedition, 1808-09; with Wellington throughout Peninsular War; American campaign, 1814-15; commander of the engineers in France, 1815-18; in Portugal, 11826; chairman of Board of Public Works, Ireland, 1831-45; major-gen. and KCB, 1838; Crimea, 1853-55; general 1855; bart. 1856; constable of the Tower, 1865; field-marshal, 1868. ODNB

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