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Houston, Sir William, first baronetlocked

  • H. M. Chichester
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Houston, Sir William, first baronet (1766–1842), army officer, was born on 10 August 1766, of Scottish descent, and entered the army as an ensign in the 31st foot on 18 July 1781. He became a lieutenant of an independent company in 1782, and captain of the ...

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