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Welsh, James (1775–1861), army officer in the East India Company

R. H. Vetch

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/29026

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Welsh, James (1775–1861), army officer in the East India Company, was born in Edinburgh on 27 October 1775, the son of John Welsh, writer to the signet, and his wife, Primrose Hook, née Gascoigne. He obtained a commission as ensign in the army of the ...

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