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Bisset, Sir John (1774–1854), commissariat 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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Bisset, Sir John (1774–1854), commissariat officer, was born in Perth. He served in the commissariat (the civil department, which provided the army with transport, food, and forage, and kept the stores) in Britain from 1795 to 1800, in Germany from May 1800 to June 1802, in ...

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