Gordon, Sir Alexander
The following data is extracted from Gordon Family Records.
SIR ALEXANDER: (1783-1815 ) , lieutenant-colonel; s. George G.; br. of George Hamilton G , fourth Earl of Aberdeen; served as aide-de-camp to his maternal uncle, General Sir David Baird, at the recapture of the Cape of Good Hope, 1806 ; appointed aide-de-camp to Lord Wellington, 1810 ; mentioned in dispatches, received ten medals for general actions and was made K. C. B.; made aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington in Belgium and received a mortal wound while rallying a battalion of Brunswickers, near La Haye Sainte, 1815, and died.
Source: Gordon Family Records