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Oakes, Sir Hildebrand, first baronet (1754-1822), army officer

Christopher Doorne

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/20426

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Oakes, Sir Hildebrand, first baronet (1754-1822), army officer, was born on 19 January 1754 at Exeter, Devon, the eldest son of Lieutenant-Colonel Hildebrand Oakes (1733-1797), late of the 33rd foot, and his wife, Sarah (d. 1775), the daughter of Henry Cornelison of Braxted Lodge, Essex. He was made ensign in ...

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