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Brooke, Alan Francis, first Viscount Alanbrooke

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/32091

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Brooke, Alan Francis, first Viscount Alanbrooke (1883–1963), army officer, was born at Bagnères de Bigorre, France, on 23 July 1883, the ninth and youngest child and sixth son of Sir Victor Alexander Brooke, third baronet (1843–1891), of Colebrooke in co. Fermanagh, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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