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Jackson, Julian (1790–1853), army officer in the Russian service and geographer, son of William Turner Jackson and his wife, Lucille, was born on 30 March 1790 and baptized at St Anne's, Westminster, on 24 May. He passed through the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich...

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Thomas George Montgomerie (1830–1878) by unknown photographer The Royal Geographical Society, London

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Montgomerie, Thomas George (1830–1878), army officer and geographer, fourth son of Colonel W. E. Montgomerie of the Ayrshire yeomanry and of Annick Lodge, Ayrshire, was born on 23 April 1830. He was educated at Addiscombe College for the East India Company's army, and passed out first of his term, winning the Pollock medal as the most distinguished cadet. He was gazetted a second lieutenant in the ...

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Slezer, John (d. 1717), army officer and topographical draughtsman, came from a German-speaking area of Europe, perhaps the upper Rhineland, but his parentage is unknown. In his early years he may have been attached in a military capacity to the house of Orange...