Charles Boyd (-6 October 1792), major

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Additional names
Father:1Charles Boyd (10 February 1728-3 August 1782)
Spouses and relationship events
Married:220 November 1784Elizabeth Haliburton (-3 September 1785)Edinburgh [city/town], Edinburghshire (Midlothian) [county], Scotland [country], United Kingdom [country]
Died:46 October 1792Kingston [city/town], Kingston Parish [parish], Jamaica [country]
In the Up-Park camp.
Personal Info
Presumably born in France, entered the British Army, 10 November 1773, as ensign 1st Battalion 1st Regiment of Foot, lieutenant same regiment 18 April 1776, captain 82nd Foot 6 January 1778, major 76th Foot 7 March 1784, major half-pay on the disbandment of the regiment 8 March following. After his wife's death he returned to active service, being appointed major 20th Foot 9 December 1789.5


1 ´╗┐Sir James Balfour Paul, Lord Lyon King of Arms, The Scots Peerage Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, volume V: (Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1908), Kilmarnock, p. 177-81, XIII William Boyd.
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