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Macdonald, Sir Johnlocked

(d. 1850)
  • John Sweetman


Macdonald, Sir John (d. 1850), army officer, was distantly connected with Flora Macdonald, the Jacobite heroine. His military service began as an ensign in the 89th foot (15 April 1795), advancing in that regiment to lieutenant (2 February 1796) and captain (22 October 1802). He served with the ...

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