Brian Moseley, Plymouth
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When the War Office announced on Tuesday September 27th 1803 the formation of the Plymouth-Dock Volunteer Infantry, the following officers were appointed.

Lieutenant-Colonel-Commandant - The Honourable Samuel Knollis.

Lieutenant-Colonel - William Foot, Esquire.

Major - William Hodge, Esquire.

Captains - John Billing, Esquire; John Bone, Esquire; William Davie, Esquire; James Glencross, Esquire; Nathaniel Grigg, Esquire; Edward Hoxland, Esquire; William Marshall, Esquire; James Saint Aubyn, Esquire;  Andrew Sargent, Esquire; and George Williams, Esquire.

Lieutenants - Robert Billing, Gentleman; Robert Bone, Gentleman; Peter Clarke, Gentleman; John Foot, Gentleman; James Glencross junior, Gentleman; Thomas Hawkins, Gentleman; Andrew Hilley, Gentleman; John Holman, Gentleman; James McArthur, Gentleman; - Mumford, Gentleman; Robert Saint Aubyn, Gentleman; and William Tucker, Gentleman.

Chaplain - The Reverend Jonathan Williams.

Surgeons - - Penhevel, Gentleman; Robert Sargent, Gentleman; - Smith, Gentleman.

Adjutant - Georg Horton, Gentleman.

On or about Thursday November 10th 1803 the Honourable Samuel Knollis resigned and was replaced by Jonathan Elford, Esquire.  He served in the post of Lieutenant-Colonel-Commandant until he died in May 1823, when he was replaced on May 26th 1823 by William Langmead, Esquire, by which time it was known as the Plymouth-Dock Regiment of Local Militia.

Also on Tuesday November 10th 1803 Thomas Mumford, Esquire, was appointed as Lieutenant-Colonel.