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  1. Lord George Wellesley MC (29 July 1889 – 31 July 1967) was an English soldier and airman. Biography. Wellesley was born on 29 July 1889, the son of Colonel Lord Arthur Wellesley (later the 4th Duke of Wellington), and Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams. His great-grandfather was Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.

    • 1909–1919, 1939–1954
  2. Arthur Colley Wellesley, 1.º Duque de Wellington, KG GCB GCH PC FRS (Dublin, 1 de maio de 1769 — Castelo de Walmer, 14 de setembro de 1852) foi um marechal e político britânico, primeiro-ministro do Reino Unido por duas vezes. Wellesley foi nomeado como alferes no exército britânico em 1787.

  3. Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS ( né Wesley; 1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was a British statesman, soldier, and Tory politician who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as prime minister of the United Kingdom.

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    Born the son of Gerald Valerian Wellesley (brother of the Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington) and Lady Emily Mary (daughter of Charles Cadogan, 1st Earl Cadogan), Wellesley joined the Royal Navy in 1828. After initial training at the Royal Navy College at Portsmouth and promotion to lieutenant on 22 April 1838, he was posted to the first-rate...

    Promoted to rear admiral on 3 April 1863, Wellesley became Admiral Superintendent at Portsmouth in June 1865 and then Commander-in-Chief of the North America and West Indies Station, hoisting his flag in the ironclad frigate HMS Royal Alfred, in June 1869. Promoted to vice admiral on 26 July 1869, Wellesley went on to be Commander-in-Chief of the C...

    In 1853 Wellesley married Elizabeth Doughty Lukin (c.1816 - 1906); they had one daughter, Olivia Georgiana.

    O'Byrne, William Richard (1849). "Wellesley, George Greville" . A Naval Biographical Dictionary . John Murray – via Wikisource.

    Fitzgerald, Penrose (1913). Memories of the Sea. London: Edward Arnold. ASIN B009YSMIH2.
    • 1828–1879
    • Royal Navy
  4. Lord George Wellesley MC was an English soldier and airman.

  5. 8 de nov. de 2019 · The current Duke is the first not to have served in the army – though his youngest son, Lord Fred Wellesley is keeping the tradition alive in the Household Cavalry. Other Dukes (often called Arthur) were well known for being the rumoured inspiration behind Jane Eyre’s Lord Rochester (2nd Duke), being a member of right-wing, anti ...