Reference Entry

Munro, William (1818–1880), army officer and botanist

H. M. Chichester

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19550

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Military History
  • Land Forces and Warfare
  • Botany

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Munro, William (1818–1880), army officer and botanist, was born at Druids Stoke, Gloucestershire, the eldest son of William Munro. He entered the army as an ensign in the 39th Dorsetshire regiment of foot on 20 January 1834. His subsequent steps in the regiment, all by purchase, were to lieutenant in April 1836, captain on 2 July 1844, major on 7 May 1852, and lieutenant-colonel on 11 November 1853. He served with the regiment for many years in ...

Reference Entry.  578 words. 

Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; Botany

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.