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Moorsom, William Robert (1834–1858), army officer

Elaine Drake

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Moorsom, William Robert (1834–1858), army officer, was born on 24 June 1834 at the home of his grandfather Admiral Sir Robert Moorsom [see under Moorsom, Constantine Richard], Cosgrove Priory, Northamptonshire, the eldest son of Captain William Scarth Moorsom MICE (1804–1863), army officer and railway engineer, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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