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Fisher, John Arbuthnot, first Baron Fisher (1841–1920), naval officer

Paul G. Halpern

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/33143

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Fisher, John Arbuthnot, first Baron Fisher (1841–1920), naval officer, was born on 25 January 1841 at Rambodde, Ceylon, the eldest of the seven children of Captain William Fisher (1811–1866) of the 78th Highland regiment, aide-de-camp to the governor of Ceylon, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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