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Gardiner, Sir Robert Williamlocked

  • H. M. Chichester
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Gardiner, Sir Robert William (1781–1864), army officer and writer, was born on 2 May 1781, second son of Captain John Gardiner, senior, 3rd Buffs, and his wife, Mary, daughter of J. Allison of Durham. He entered the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, on 13 July 1795, and passed out as a second lieutenant ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)