Tour Scotland Video General Sir John Oswald Gravestone Old Kirk Graveyard Kirkcaldy Fife



Tour Scotland video of the General Sir John Oswald, gravestone in the Old Kirk cemetery on ancestry visit to Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. General Sir John Oswald, GCB, GCMG, born 2nd October 1771, died 8th June 1840, was a prominent British Army officer during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Oswald was a staunch conservative who once ran unsuccessfully for Member of Parliament for the constituency of Fife. Oswald remained a popular figure in British society and politics until his death, noted for his bravery, good looks, public speaking and literary tastes. Following the death of his first wife in 1827, he married her cousin Emily Jane Murray. Oswald died on 8th June 1840 at his home in Fife.

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