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Auchinleck, Sir Claude John Eyre

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/30774

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Auchinleck, Sir Claude John Eyre (1884–1981), army officer, was born at Aldershot on 21 June 1884, the elder son and eldest of four children of Colonel John Claude Alexander Auchinleck, of the Royal Artillery, who died when Claude was eight, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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