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Petrie, Sir David (1879–1961), police officer in India and head of the security service

Jason Tomes

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35494

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Petrie, Sir David (1879–1961), police officer in India and head of the security service, was born on 9 September 1879 at Inveravon, Banffshire, the second surviving son of Thomas Petrie, master millwright, and his wife, Jane Allan. After taking an MA degree at ...

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism ; Military History ; Warfare and Defence ; Political Institutions ; Public Administration ; Law ; Criminology and Criminal Justice

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