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Eyre, Sir William, (1805-1859), Knight, Knight Major General

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Surname: Eyre
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1805-1859
Title: Knight
History: Soldier. Served in first Kaffir War, 1847. Lieutenant-General, 1847. In Kaffir Wars, 1851. Aide de camp to Queen Victoria from 1852. Major-general, 1854. Served in Crimean War.
Biography: ODNB link for Eyre, Sir William (1805-1859) Knight Major General
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275457 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P159284 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1783-1922: Major General Sir William Eyre and predecessor: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
1837-59: letterbooks, diaries and papers
The National Archives
See HMC Papers of British colonial governors 1782-1900, 1986