British Foreign Policy 1815-65

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General Sir George de Lacy Evans

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General Sir George de Lacy Evans is buried in Kensal Green cemetary

BENEATH ARE THE REMAINS OF JOSETTE LADY EVANS THE BELOVED AND
DEEPLY MOURNED WIFE OF GENERAL SIR DE LACY EVANS B. 1787- D. 1861.
HERE TOO LIE THE REMAINS OFGENERAL SIR DE LACY EVANS G.C.B.
COLONEL OF THE 21ST ROAYL ORTH BRITISH FUSILIERS B. 1787 - D. 1870
HE COMMENCED HIS CAREER IN INDIA
FOUGHT UNDER WELLINGTON IN THE PENINSULA AND SOUTH OF FRANCE
SERVED WITH DISTINCTION IN AMERICA
WAS ENGAGED AT QUARTRE BRAS AND WATERLOO
COMMANDED WITH MARKED ABILITY THE BRITSH LEGION IN THE SERVICE OF SPAIN
AND IN OLD AGE NOBLY LED THE SECND BRITISH DIVISION IN THE CRIMEA.
DURING THIRTY YEARS HE WAS MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER
AN ENTERPRISING AND SKILFUL COMMANDER AN INCORRUPTIBLE POLITICIAN
HIS COMRADES MOURN THE CHIVALROUS SOLDIER
AND MANY FRIENDS AFFECTIONATELY CHERISH HIS MEMORY


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