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Abercromby, Sir John (1772-1817), army officer

Henry Morse Stephens and Stuart Kinross

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/43

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Abercromby, Sir John (1772-1817), army officer, was the second son of the famous General Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734-1801) and his wife, Mary Anne (d. 1821), daughter of Captain John Menzies. His brothers included James Abercromby and Alexander Abercromby. He was born on 2 April 1772 at Tullibody, Alloa, Clackmannanshire. He ...

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