Brown Sir George
Brown, Sir George, general, was born at Linkwood, near Elgin, in 1790. He served in the Peninsular war, in the American campaign of 1814, and in the Crimean war, where he was severely wounded at the battle of Inkermann. For his services he was created a G.C.B. in 1855, and in the following year gazetted "General for distinguished service in the field." He died in 1865 at his native place.