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Jones, Leslie Grove

W. A. J. Archbold

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Jones, Leslie Grove (1779–1839), army officer and radical writer, was born at Bearfield, near Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire on 4 June 1779. His father, John Jones of Frankley, near Bradford, was inspector of the board of works and died in 1807. Jones entered the navy as a youngster, but while a midshipman on the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; Politics

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