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Elliott, Sir William Henry (1792-1874), army officer

Henry Morse Stephens and Alex May

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/8682

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Elliott, Sir William Henry (1792-1874), army officer, was born at Elliott House, near Ripon, the son of Captain John Elliott RN, who sailed with Captain Cook on his second and third voyages. Elliott was commissioned ensign in the 51st King's Own light infantry on 6 December 1809. In January 1811 ...

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