Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount Lake

Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount Lake (27 July 1744 – 20 February 1808) was a British general. He commanded British forces during the Irish Rebellion of 1798 and later served as Commander-in-Chief of the military in British India.

The Viscount Lake
Member of Parliament
for Aylesbury
In office
1790–1802
Preceded byWilliam Wrightson
Succeeded byRobert Bent
Personal details
Born27 July 1744
Harrow, Middlesex, Great Britain
Died20 February 1808(1808-02-20) (aged 63)
London
Military service
Allegiance Great Britain
United Kingdom
Branch/serviceBritish Army
Years of service1758–1808
RankGeneral
Battles/warsAmerican Revolutionary War
French Revolutionary Wars
Irish Rebellion of 1798
Second Anglo-Maratha War

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