Major-General Sir Daniel Lysons Vanity Fair Print
Original Vanity Fair Print Lithograph of Major-General Sir Daniel Lysons K.C.B. with the caption at the bottom of the print: Dan
He was educated at Shrewsbury School. He was commissioned into the 1st Regiment of Foot in 1834. He was shipwrecked on The Premier in the Gulf of St Lawrence in 1840 and sought help to rescue many of his comrades. He transferred to the 23rd (Welsh) Fusiliers in 1844. Lysons fought at the Battle of Alma in September 1854 and took command of the 2nd Brigade of the Light Division in October 1855 during the Crimean War. In 1869 Lysons became General Officer Commanding for Aldershot District and in 1872 he became GOC for Northern District. In 1876 he was made Quartermaster-General to the Forces. Then from 1880 to 1883 he commanded the Aldershot Division. Lysons was appointed Constable of the Tower in 1890 wikipedia
Published: 13-Apr-1878 Signed by: SPY, Leslie Ward . Dimensions approximately 26cm x 38cm.
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