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Wood, Sir George Adam

R. H. Vetch

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/29870

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Wood, Sir George Adam (1767–1831), army officer, received his military training at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, and was commissioned second lieutenant, Royal Artillery, on 24 May 1781. His further commissions were: lieutenant, 15 May 1790; captain-lieutenant, 7 January 1795; captain, 3 December 1800; major, 24 July 1806; lieutenant-colonel, 1 February 1808; brevet colonel, 4 June 1814; regimental colonel, 11 May 1820; major-general, 27 May 1825. He served with the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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