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Ballard, George Alexander (1862–1948), naval officer

N. A. M. Rodger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Ballard, George Alexander (1862–1948), naval officer, son of General John Archibald Ballard (1829–1880), and his wife, the daughter of Robert Scott-Moncrieff, was born at Bombay on 7 March 1862. After a few months at the well-known naval crammer, Dr Burney's academy, at Gosport, Hampshire...

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