Reference Entry

Moore, Sir John

John Sweetman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Moore, Sir John (1761–1809), army officer, was born in the Trongate, Glasgow, on 13 November 1761, the eldest surviving son of the eight sons and three daughters of the physician and writer John Moore MD (1729–1802) and his wife, Jean (1735–1820), daughter of the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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