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Colonel Robert Rich
2nd son of Sir Robert Rich, Bart. Lieutenant Colonel of the King’s Own 24 June 1744. Wounded at the Battle of Culloden, April 1746, and had right arm amputated. Colonel of the King’s Own 22 August 1749 to 12 May 1756. Was present at the Siege of Minorca. Major General 1758. Lieutenant General 1760. Governor of Londonderry. Succeeded to title 1768 and left the service owing to a dispute with the Government. Died 1785.
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