Major-General John MOYLE
Colonel of the 36th Regiment of Foot (became 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment in 1881)
Appointed Colonel on 14th May 1732 to 26th June 1737
This officer entered the army in the reign of Queen Anne, and served with reputation under the celebrated John Duke of Marlborough; he rose to the Lieut.-Colonelcy of a newly raised regiment of infantry, and in 1708 was promoted to the rank of Colonel in the army. At the peace of Utrecht in 1713, his regiment was disbanded.
Colonel Moyle was advanced to the rank of Brigadier-General on the 13th of March 1727. On the 14th of May 1732, King George II. conferred the colonelcy of the 36th Regiment of Foot on Brigadier-General Moyle, who was promoted to the rank of Major-General on the 5th of November 1735. In June 1737, he was removed to the 22nd Regiment of Foot.
Major-General Moyle died on the 3rd of November 1738.