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Webpage updated: December 14, 2017
PLYMOUTH-DOCK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
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