George Philip Hooke journal 1779-1780
George Philip Hooke, born in Branscombe, England, in 1722, was a British army officer in the 1st Battalion of Grenadiers and the 17th Regiment of Foot. He was commissioned on May 25, 1772. By July 1794 he was a 1st major, and two years later was brevetted lieutenant-colonel. He had a son on September 3, 1790, and died in San Domingo in 1796 or 1797.