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Clay, John Granby (1765/6–1846), army officer

H. M. Chichester

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Clay, John Granby (1765/6–1846), army officer, was appointed ensign on 6 November 1782, in a Scottish independent company, commanded by Captain James Abercrombie, then stationed in the north of England. He was placed on half pay when the company was reduced some months later, but transferred to full pay in the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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