|Died||31 July 1766|
|Commands held||Indian Army|
Born into a Huguenot family who had taken refuge in Dublin at the end of the seventeenth century, Adlercron joined the Royal Army: in 1754 he went to India as Commanding Officer of the 39th (Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot to protect the interests of the East India Company.
He became Commander-in-Chief, India that year. On 16 May 1758 he was promoted to major-general, and on 18 December 1760 to lieutenant-general.
- Plassey 1757: Clive of India's Finest Hour by Peter Harringman, Page 36
- Richard Cannon, Historical Record of the Thirty-Ninth, or the Dorsetshire Regiment of Foot (1853) p. 109-110
- Notes & Queries, Oxford Journals
| Commander-in-Chief, India