Abercromby Sir Ralph 1734-1801 Commanded A Brigade In Holland
under Duke of York, 1793, and wounded at Nimeguen. Afterwards appointed
commander-in-chief of the forces in the West Indies. Held successive
commands in Ireland, Scotland, in the expedition to Holland, and, in
1801, appointed to command the expedition against the French in Egypt.
Won a brilliant victory near Alexandria, but died of wounds received in
the battle. =Index=: (General Brock era) Brock serves under, in Holland, 14. =Bib.=:
Dunfermline, Sir Ralph Abercromby: a Memoir; Dict. Nat. Biog.