Nelson, Sir Alexander Abercromby
- Roger T. Stearn
Nelson, Sir Alexander Abercromby (1814–1893), army officer, was born at Walmer, Kent, on 30 June 1814. He was educated at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and on 6 March 1835 was appointed ensign 40th foot, in which regiment his two brothers, and later his son, also served. He became lieutenant on 15 March 1839, and was in sole charge of the commissariat of the ...