Charles O’Hara

Life
?1740-1802; gd. son of 1st Baron Tyrawley; entered Coldstream Guards, of [which] his f. was colonel, 1756; aide de camp to Granby after Minden; quarter-master under Tyrawley, Portugal 1762; commandant at Goree, 1766; comm. brigade of guards in America and wounded at Guilford Courthouse, 1781; captured at Yorktown; received promotions; wounded and captured by French at Toulon; Gov. of Gibraltar, 1795-1802; gen. 1798; friend of Walpole; sometime engaged to May Berry; d. Gibraltar. ODNB

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Notes
A portrait, thought to be of Charles O’Hara included in engraving of House of Commons of 1790, now preserved in Bank of Ireland (College Green) [as figure No. 106 in key].

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