General William Knollys Original Vanity Fair Print
Original Vanity Fair Print Lithograph of General The Right. Honourable Sir William Thomas Knollys P.C. K.C.B. with the caption at the bottom of the print: Black Rod
Published: 25-Aug-1877 Signed by: APE, Carlo Pellegrini . Dimensions approximately 26cm x 38cm.
Knollys was commissioned into the 3rd Foot Guards in 1813 and fought in the Peninsular War later that year. In 1854 he was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey and then in 1855 he became the first General Officer Commanding Aldershot Division and was allocated the task of organising his troops into Divisions and Brigades. Having achieved this task he was made President of the Council of Military Education in 1861
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