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Smith, Sir Johnlocked

(1754–1837)
  • R. H. Vetch
  • , revised by Alastair W. Massie

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Smith, Sir John (1754–1837), army officer, was born at Brighton, Sussex, on 22 February 1754; nothing is known of his parents. He entered the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, as a cadet on 1 March 1768 and was commissioned second lieutenant in the Royal Artillery...

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