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Douglas, Sir James Dawes (1785–1862), army officer

H. M. Stephens

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/7904

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Douglas, Sir James Dawes (1785–1862), army officer, was born on 14 January 1785, the elder son of Major James Sholto Douglas of Grange in Jamaica (first cousin of the fifth and sixth marquesses of Queensberry) and Sarah, daughter of James Dawes. He was commissioned ensign in the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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