Reminiscences of Captain Gronow (Dodo Press)
by R H Gronow (9781409915171)

Reminiscences of Captain Gronow (Dodo Press)
 
R H Gronow
Release Date: 01 May 2008
Format: Paperback
Pages: 172
Category: Military
ISBN: 9781409915171
ISBN-10: 1409915174



Rees Howell Gronow (1794-1865), "Captain Gronow," was a Welsh Grenadier Guards officer, an unsuccessful parliamentarian, a dandy and a writer of celebrated reminiscences. In 1812 he received a commission as an ensign in the 1st regiment of foot guards. In 1813 he took part in the principal military operations in Spain and in the following year returned with his battalion to London. Here he became one of the dandies of the town. In 1815 became lieutenant and captain in his regiment. From this period until 1821 he continued with his regiment in England, and then retired from the army. His name is chiefly remembered in connection with Reminiscences of Captain Gronow (1862).

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