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Lieutenant Rowland Egerton

Lieutenant Rowland Egerton

A carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant Rowland Egerton (1839-1923) of the Rifle Brigade.

Rowland Egerton was born in Cheshire in 1838. According to Hart’s Army List (1867), he joined the Army as an Ensign on 24 October 1857, rising to the rank of Lieutenant by purchase on 18 November 1859 in the service of the Rifle Brigade.

Lieutenant-Colonel Rowland Egerton died on 2 April 1923 at 2, Carlisle Place, Westminster, after a short illness. He was 84 years old.

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London on 20 October 1862.

Code: 124155
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