George West

Personal data
Name
George West
Alias
Colonel West of the Guards
Biography

Possibly George Augustus West, b. August 9, 1733, dsp. February 7, 1776, the second son of Lt-Gen. Sir John West, 1st Earl of De La Warr and Charlotte MacCarthy. In 1764 he married Lady Mary Grey (ca. 1740-1783), daughter of Harry Grey, 4th Earl of Stamford. George August West is mentioned a few times in the letters of Horace Walpole.

Life with Boswell

Boswell was at a meeting in the Beefsteak Club in London on November 27, 1762, which was also attended by Colonel West of the Guards among others.