Field Marshal George Hay, Marquess of TweeddaleYour model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
The Tweeddale Monument to a Knight of the Order of the Thistle.
Statue unveiled October 1881 in Memory of George, 8th Marquis of Tweeddale, Lord Lieutenant of Haddingtonshire.
Field Marshal George Hay was born in Bonnington, Angus in 1787, and educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh. He succeeded his father (imprisoned until his death by Napoleon in France) as Marquess of Tweeddale in 1804 and fought in the Anglo-American War of 1812 as lieutenant colonel of the 100th Regiment of Foot. He was admitted to the Order of the Thistle as a knight in 1820. Died 1876 and buried in Yester, Scotland.
(Will re-upload once I’ve had a chance to retopologise properly and made those medals pop and excuse the crown of his head - he must’ve been a tall chap)