Person:William Amherst (3)

William Amherst
d.13 May 1781
  1. Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst1717 - 1797
  2. John Amherst1718 - 1778
  3. William Amherst1732 - 1781
  • HWilliam Amherst1732 - 1781
  • W.  Elizabeth Paterson (add)
  1. William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst1773 - 1857
Facts and Events
Name William Amherst
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Feb 1732 Sevenoaks, Kent, England
Marriage to Elizabeth Paterson (add)
Death[1] 13 May 1781
Reference Number? Q251628?

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William Amherst (5 February 1732 – 13 May 1781) was a British military commander. In 1762 during the Seven Years' War he led British forces that defeated a French expedition which had occurred earlier that year in St. John's, Newfoundland at the Battle of Signal Hill.

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