Gerard Lake

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Viscount Lake's service in India


General Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount Lake (1744-1808) was a British general. He was appointed Commander-in-Chief in India in 1801 and commanded British forces in the 2nd Maratha War. He returned to England in 1807.

External links

Gerard Lake Dictionary of Indian Biography (1906)
Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount Lake Wikipedia

Historical books on-line

Memoir of the Life and Military Services of Viscount Lake, Baron Lake of Delhi and Laswaree 1744-1808 by Col Hugh Pearse 1908 Chapters V et seq Indian Campaigns archive.org