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Ballard, John Archibald (1829–1880), army officer

A. J. Arbuthnot

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Ballard, John Archibald (1829–1880), army officer, was born at Portbury, Somerset, on 20 June 1829, the son of George and Eliza Ballard of Portbury. He was educated at the East India Company's military college, Addiscombe, near Croydon, 1847–8, and in 1850 was commissioned into the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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