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  1. Major-General Sir William Ponsonby KCB (13 October 1772 – 18 June 1815) was an Anglo-Irish politician and British Army officer who served in the Peninsular War and was killed at the Battle of Waterloo.

  2. 2 de fev. de 2019 · by John Morewood. Sir William Ponsonby. Sir William Ponsonby has gone down in immortality as leading the decisive charge of the Union Brigade at the Battle of Waterloo, on June 18th, 1815. In the 1970’s film ‘Waterloo’ he was played by Michael Wilding and anyone who has seen this film will remember how he and a Scots Greys ...

  3. In 1769 Ponsonby married Louisa Molesworth (1749–1824), 4th daughter of the 3rd Viscount Molesworth, and his second wife, Mary Usher. They had five sons, four of whom were men of note and one daughter. John Ponsonby, 1st Viscount Ponsonby, was a diplomat; Hon. Sir William Ponsonby, a major-general in the army was killed at the Battle of Waterloo

  4. The Hon Sir William Ponsonby Sir William Ponsonby famously led the Union Brigade in the charge of the heavies at Waterloo where he was killed by enemy lancers after being stuck in thick mud. He was born on 13th Oct 1772 the son of William Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Imokilly.

  5. Ponsonby, Sir William. Contributed by. Murphy, David. Ponsonby, Sir William (1772–1815), general, was born 13 October 1772, the second son of William Brabazon Ponsonby (qv), 1st Baron Ponsonby, and his wife Louisa (née Molesworth) (d. 1824), fourth daughter of Richard, 3rd Viscount Molesworth (qv).

  6. Há 4 dias · Major-General Sir William Ponsonby MP (1772–1815) Ponsonby, a member of an Irish aristocratic family, was a long-serving Guards officer. He won a seat in the Commons as a supporter of the Whig opposition, which was led by his uncle George Ponsonby, but he was mostly away on military service. Ponsonby commanded the Union Cavalry ...

  7. PONSONBY, Hon. William (1772-1815), of the manor of Goldsmith's Hall, co. Londonderry. Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986. Available from Boydell and Brewer.