Person:George Howe (10)

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George Augustus Howe
b.abt. 1725 England
m. 8 Apr 1719
  1. George Augustus Howeabt 1725 - 1758
  2. Richard Howe1726 - 1799
  3. William Howe1729 - 1814
  • HGeorge Augustus Howeabt 1725 - 1758
  • WMary d'Aubigne1731/32 - 1803
m. 1755
Facts and Events
Name George Augustus Howe
Alt Name George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1725 England
Marriage 1755 Virginiato Mary d'Aubigne
Death[1][2][3] 6 July 1758 Ticonderoga (town), Essex, New York, United StatesDied in Battle at Trout Brook, Ticonderoga during French & Indian War

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George Augustus Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe (c. 1725 – 6 July 1758) was a career officer and a Brigadier General in the British Army. He was described by James Wolfe as "the best officer in the British Army". He was killed in the French and Indian War in a skirmish the day before the Battle of Carillon, an ultimately disastrous attempt by the British to capture French-controlled Fort Carillon.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe , in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. Battle of Carillon, Bernetz Brook, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  3. A historical marker was formerly located at 43° 50.627′ N, 73° 25.947′ W, designating the approximate location where Lord Howe was killed.