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History: Major-General Robert Craufurd (1764 – 1812)

Born in 1764 into an aristocratic family, Craufurd had a privileged upbringing and education. He entered the British Army in 1779 as an Ensign in the 25th King’s Own Borderers Regiment of Foot. He quickly rose through the ranks, seeing action in India, with the Austrians in Europe, at New Ross in 1798 and serving on…