[17th Regiment of Light Dragoons]

British Officers

Serving in the

American Revolution

1774-173

 

Compiled by

Worthington Chauncey Ford

 

 

Brooklyn, N.Y.

Historical Printing Club

1897.

 

Name

Rank

Date of Commission

 

 

 

Anderson, Peter

Cornet

29 December, 1775

Bagot, Samuel

Cornet

4 August, 1774

Lieutenant

10 December, 1777

Captain

15 April, 1779

Brevor, John

Chaplain

12 July, 1780

Birch, Samuel

Lieutenant Colonel

24 April, 1773

Bishopp, David

Major

24 April, 1773

Black, Jon

Cornet

13 April, 1779

Bradshaw, John Smith

Cornet

1 June, 1777

Lieutenant

30 May, 1780

Captain-Lieutenant

 

 

And Captain

7 August, 1780

Captain

7 August, 1780

Banbury, Benjamin

Lieutenant

30 June, 1766

Cathcart, William Lord

Lieutenant

14 November, 17[blank]

Captain

10 December, 17[blank]

Cooke, Thomas Ivy

Lieutenant

7 August, 1780

Crewe, Richard

Captain

11 July, 1769

Major

25 February, 1776

Deerhurst, George Viscount

Ensign

28 November, 1776

De Lancy, Oliver

Captain

15 May, 1773

Major

3 June, 1778

De, Lancey Warren

Lieutenant Colonel

3 October, 1781

Elliston, Peter Hedman

Cornet

1 August. 1780

Flonblanque, John Thomas

Captain

6 June, 1776

Gage, Hon. Thomas

Cornet

3 Jine, 1778

Griffith, Richard

Colonel

18 April, 1782

Hamilton, John

Chaplain

31 December, 1772

Hussey, James

Cornet

30 December, 1775

Cornet

16 February , 1767

Jephson, William

Lieutenant

26 March, 1776

Johnston, Christopher

Cornet

25 August, 1780

Jones, John

Surgeon

8 December, 1767

Cornet

14 June, 1776

Adjutant

14 November, 1777

Ker, Mark

Lieutenant

25 November, 1780

Leigh, Thomas

Lieutenant

20 October, 1773

Loftus, William

Captain

13 December, 1777

Macculloch, David

Cornet

29 September, 1770

Metzner, Frederick

Cornet

7 August, 1780

Moxham, Joseph

Cornet

8 July, 1767

Needham, Hon. Francis

Captain

15 May, 1772

Neetles, Harry

Captain

21 May, 1774

Lieutenant

1 January, 1766

Obins, Hamlet

Ensign

7 March, 1782

Ogilvie, David

Cornet

18 February, 1769

Pateshall, Matthew

Lieutenant

26 December, 1775

Paterson, Thomas

Cornet

2 April, 1768

Pattison, Thomas

Cornet

31 December, [blank]

Preston, George

Colonel

9 November, 1770

Major General

25 May, 1772

Lieutenant General

29 August, 1777

Romain, Thomas

Cornet

11 February, 1777

St. Clair, John

Adjutant

2 September, 1767

Cornet

15 May, 1772

Lieutenant

1 June, 1777

St. Leger, William

Cornet

25 December, 1775

Lieutenant

13 April, 1779

Searle, Charles

Cornet

15 March, 1778

Sloper, John

Cornet

28 December, 1775

Stanley, Hon. Thomas

Captain

25 February, 1776

Stapleton, John

Cornet

10 December, 1777

Captain- Lieutenant

 

 

And Captain

31 December, 1780

Captain

31 December, 1780

Straubenzee, Tuener von

Captain

10 February, 1770

Talbot, William Henery

Captain

3 June, 1778

Tucker, Thomas

Cornet

10 April, 1779

Watts, Samuel

Cornet

10 May, 1776

White, Joseph

Cornet

25 November, 1780

Woodley, William

Cornet

31 December, 1781