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Anson, George (1797-1857), army officer

Alexander John Arbuthnot and James Lunt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/575
Anson, George (1797-1857), army officer


Anson, George (1797-1857), army officer, was born on 13 October 1797, the second son of Thomas, first Viscount Anson (1769-1818), and his wife, Anne Margaret (1779-1843), née Coke; he was brother of the first earl of Lichfield. After Eton College he entered the army in 1814 as ensign in the ...

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