How to use Lieutenant-colonelcy in a sentence

lieutenant-colonelcy
  • He became major in 1787, visited England in 1789, and purchased a lieutenant-colonelcy in 1790, returning to India in the following year.

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  • Promotion followed in 1749 to a majority, and in 1750 to the lieutenant-colonelcy of the loth, with which he served in Scotland.

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  • The few and miserable triumphs of Sweden during the Seven Years' War were due almost entirely to young Sprengtporten, and he emerged from it with a lieutenant-colonelcy, a pension of X20, and the reputation of being the smartest officer in the service.

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  • A year previously he had been promoted to a lieutenant-colonelcy.

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