Henry George Grey
|Sir Henry George Grey|
|Born||25 October 1766
|Died||11 January 1845 (aged 78)|
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Guelphic Order
Born the son of Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, Grey served in the 18th Light Dragoons. He was promoted to major in that regiment on 1 September 1795, having transferred to the 17th Light Dragoons, he was promoted to lieutenant-colonel on 21 April 1794. He served as acting Governor of Cape Colony in 1807 and again in 1811. He was also colonel in the 13th Light Dragoons.