Reference Entry

Jervois, Sir William Francis Drummond (1821-1897), army officer

John Kinross

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Jervois, Sir William Francis Drummond (1821-1897), army officer, was born in Cowes on 10 September 1821, the eldest son of General William Jervois (1782-1862), Peninsular War veteran and governor of Hong Kong, from an Anglo-Irish family, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1865), daughter of William Maitland of Montreal. He attended ...

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