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West, Sir Johnlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


West, Sir John (1774–1862), naval officer, was born at Twickenham, Middlesex on 28 July 1774, the eldest son of Lieutenant-Colonel Temple West (d. 1783), of the Grenadier Guards, and his wife, Jane, daughter of Pitt Drake. He was the grandson of Vice-Admiral Temple West...

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