Major-General George O'Malley (1780–1843), GCB, 88th Regiment

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At the battle of Waterloo Major George O’Malley served as Brevet Colonel of the 44th Regiment, replacing his commanding officer who had been wounded two days before. O’Malley later commanded the 88th (Connaught Rangers). He died on 16th May 1843.

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Major-General George O'Malley (1780–1843), GCB, 88th Regiment


early 19th C


oil on canvas (?)


H 50.7 x W 40.9 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased with the assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, 1981

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Inscription description

Titled and inscribed "When He Took command"


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