Sir George Thomas Napier - Distinguished Army General- Excellent Signed Display

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller asignofthetimes2 (29,228) 99.9%, Location: LITTLEBOROUGH , ROCHDALE, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 401288473992 7 X 5 inch APPROX PHOTOGRAPH ( PIXELATED ) PROFESSIONALLY DOUBLE MOUNTED ABOVE A PORTION OF A DOCUMENT SIGNED BY .................... Lieutenant-General Sir George Thomas Napier KCB (30 June 1784 – 16 September 1855) was a British Army officer who saw service in the Peninsular War (1807−1814) and later commanded the army of the Cape Colony.Life[edit]He entered the British army in 1800, and served with distinction under Sir John Moore and the Duke of Wellington in the Peninsula—losing his right arm at the 1812 storming of Ciudad Rodrigo, where, as a major in the 52nd Foot, he led the Light Division's storming party.[1]He became major-general in 1837, KCB in 1838 and lieutenant-general in 1846. He was governor and Commander-In-Chief of the army in the Cape Colony from 1839 to 1843, during which time the abolition of slavery and the expulsion of the Boers from Natal were the chief events. He was offered, but declined, the chief command in India after the Battle of Chillianwalla, and also that of the Sardinian army in 1849. He became full general in 1854. He died at Geneva, Switzerland on 16 September 1855, aged 71.His autobiography, Passages in the Early Military Life of General Sir G.T. Napier, was published by his surviving son, General William Craig Emilius Napier (the author of an important work on outpost duty) in 1885.The town of Napier, Western Cape, and also Napier House at Fairbairn College, Goodwood, Cape Town, are named after Sir George Thomas Napier. OVERALL SIZE 14 X 11 inches A SIGN OF THE TIMES WE HAVE BEEN IN THE AUTOGRAPH BUSINESS FOR OVER 20 YEARS AND WE ARE PROUD TO BE MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSAL AUTOGRAPH COLLECTOR’s CLUB. U.A.C.C. – REGISTERED DEALER - RD177 www.uacc.info THE U.A.C.C. HAS A CODE OF ETHICAL STANDARDS & BY-LAWS THAT WE ABIDE BY AND ALL OF OUR ITEMS ARE ISSUED WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY WHICH IS YOUR LIFETIME GUARANTEE. ALL ITEMS LISTED ARE AUTHENTIC SIGNED ITEMS !!! WE DO NOT SELL COPIES , FACSIMILES OR PRE-PRINTS . PAYMENT CHEQUES ARE ONLY ACCEPTABLE WHEN DRAWN ON BRITISH BANKS IN POUNDS STERLING. PAYPAL AND POSTAL ORDERS ARE ACCEPTABLE ALTERNATIVES. POSTAGE AND PACKING PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR PRICES REFLECT THE COST OF THE ACTUAL POSTAGE , ENVELOPES , PROTECTIVE SLEEVES AND THE LABOUR INVOLVED TO PACKAGE THE ITEMS AND TO TAKE THEM TO THE POST OFFICE Powered by eBay Turbo ListerSee our other items

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