Wylde, General William
d. 1877-04-14
General William Wylde was the uncle of E. Vaughan Arbuckle, a member of the Royal Artillery, a member of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, and a Knight of King Charles III.1 Wylde joined the army on 8 September 1803 and continued to rise in the ranks until 24 August 1866 when he became a General. During his military career, Wylde served in Holland, France, Portugal, and Spain. Wylde passed away at age ninety on 14 April 1877.2
  • 1. Arbuckle to Lytton, 11 October 1858, 10476, CO 60/2, 434; Anonymous, The Annual Register: A Review of Public Events at Home and Abroad, for the Year 1877. New Series. (London: Rivingtons, Waterloo Place, 1878), 144.
  • 2. Anonymous, The Annual Register: A Review of Public Events at Home and Abroad, for the Year 1877. New Series. (London: Rivingtons, Waterloo Place, 1878), 144.
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Wylde, General William. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/wylde.html.

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