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Vandeleur, Sir John Ormsby (1763-1849), army officer

Robert Hamilton Vetch and Roger Stearn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28063
Vandeleur, Sir John Ormsby (1763-1849), army officer


Vandeleur, Sir John Ormsby (1763-1849), army officer, was the grandson of John Vandeleur of Kilrush, and son of Captain Richard Vandeleur (d. 1772), 9th dragoons, of Rutland, Queen's county, and his wife, Elinor, daughter of John Firman of Firmount. He received a commission as ensign in the 5th foot in ...

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