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The Hon Charles Cadogan
Entered the Army 1706 and served under the Duke of Marlborough in Flanders. Captain and Lieutenant Colonel 2nd Foot Guards 1715. Colonel of the King’s own 21 April 1719. Succeeded to the title of Lord Cadogan, Baron of Oakley, on the death of his brother 1725. Transferred to Colonelcy of Inniskilling Dragoons 8 August 1724. Major General 1739. Lieutenant General 1745. Governor of Sheerness 1749. Governor of Gravesend and Tilbury 1752. General 1761. A Fellow of the Royal Society and Trustee of the British Museum. Died 1766.
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