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Jervois, Sir William Francis Drummond

John S. Kinross

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14800

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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)...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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