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General Hon Sir Hugh Arbuthnot, KCB
General Sir Hugh Arbuthnott (corrected).jpg
Born 1780
Died 1868 (aged 87 or 88)
Allegiance British
Rank General
Commands held 79th Regiment of Foot
Awards CB
Relations Son of John Arbuthnot, 7th Viscount of Arbuthnott
Other work Member of Parliament, Kincardineshire
General Sir Hugh Arbuthnot, KCB (1780 – 11 June 1868) was Member of Parliament for Kincardineshire 1826–1865.[1]

79th Regiment of Foot (Cameron Highlanders) Ensign in May 1796, Major-General 22 July 1830, Lt-General 23 November 1841, General 20 June 1854. A long length of service.[2]

Formerly 52nd Light Infantry. To Colonel, 79th Regiment (Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders), 14 March 1862.[3] Commanding officer, South Staffordshire Regiment (80th Reg't of Foot), 1843-'62.[4]

Sir Hugh, a son of John Arbuthnot, 7th Viscount of Arbuthnott, was the younger brother of John Arbuthnott, 8th Viscount of Arbuthnott and helped the latter out with his financial embarrassment. He never married.

ReferencesEdit

  • Mrs PS-M Arbuthnot (1920). Memories of the Arbuthnots. Geo Allen & Unwin Ltd. 
  • Bing, Hon Mrs Christy (1999). The Lairds of Arbuthnott. Agnate Press. ISBN 0-9535923-0-8. 
  • Hart's Army List. 1863. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Alexander Ramsay, Bt
Member of Parliament for Kincardineshire
1826–1865
Succeeded by
James Dyce Nicol
Persondata
NAME Arbuthnot, Hugh
ALTERNATIVE NAMES
SHORT DESCRIPTION British politician
DATE OF BIRTH 1780
PLACE OF BIRTH
DATE OF DEATH 11 June 1868
PLACE OF DEATH



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