John Le Marchant (British Army officer, born 1803)

Lieutenant General Sir John Gaspard Le Marchant GCMG KCB (1803–1874) was a British Army officer and governor of Newfoundland from 1847 to 1852. He later became the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia (1852–1858) and Governor of Malta (1858-1864).


Sir John Le Marchant

Sir Gaspard Le Marchant, Lt. Gov of Nova Scotia
Born1803
Died6 February 1874
Pimlico, London, England
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
RankLieutenant General
Commands heldMadras Army
Awards
Le Marchant as Governor of Malta (1858-1864); photo by Leandro Preziosi