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Filder, William (1789–1861), commissary officer

John Sweetman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Filder, William (1789–1861), commissary officer, seems to have spent his whole professional career in the civilian commissariat department, an entrant to which officially began as a clerk before advancing through the rank structure. Filder's origins are obscure. Some secondary sources call him James...

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