Reference Entry

Greathed, William Wilberforce Harris (1826-1878), army officer

Robert Hamilton Vetch and Alex May

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Greathed, William Wilberforce Harris (1826-1878), army officer, was born on 21 December 1826 in Paris, the youngest son in the family of five sons and three daughters of Edward Greathed (d. 1840) of Uddens, Dorset, and his wife, Mary-Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Richard Carr-Clynn. Greathed entered Addiscombe College in February ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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