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Skinner, Thomas (c. 1800–1843), army officer and author

E. I. Carlyle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25687

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Skinner, Thomas (c. 1800–1843), army officer and author, was the son of Lieutenant-General John Skinner. He entered the army on 25 January 1816 as an ensign in the 16th foot; he became lieutenant on 6 August 1819, captain on 9 October 1823, and exchanged into the ...

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