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Authorised form of nameGreen; Sir; William (1725 - 1811)
SurnameGreen
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1725 - 1811
Dates and placesBirth:
St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, England (04 April 1725)
Death:
Bifrons, near Canterbury, Kent (10 January 1811)
Burial Place:
Plumstead, Kent
ActivityProfession:
Soldier
Career:
Joined the British Army; Cadet gunner (1737); Practical Engineer (1743); served in Flanders and Brittany (1745-1748); Chief Engineer, Newfoundland; served in Gibralter (1761-1783); Major General (1781); Lieutenant General (1793); General (1798); retired (1803)
Honours:
Bt 1786
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
29/04/1790
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA5029
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RSL/3/32Letter from Sir William Green, London, to Sir Joseph Banks1 May 1792
MS/391/227Bond of Sir William Green to the Treasurer of the Royal Society3 June 1790
L&P/6/174Letters, 'Effects of lightning on a bullock' from James Lambert and William Green to William Henly10 October 1775
EC/1790/01Green, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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