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Beckwith, Sir Thomas Sydneylocked

(1772–1831)
  • H. M. Stephens
  • , revised by Roger T. Stearn

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Beckwith, Sir Thomas Sydney (1772–1831), army officer, was the third son of Major-General John Beckwith, who commanded the 20th regiment at Minden, and four of whose sons became distinguished general officers. Beckwith was appointed lieutenant in the 71st regiment in 1791, and at once went to join it in ...

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