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Willis, Sir George Harry Smithlocked

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Willis, Sir George Harry Smith (1823–1900), army officer, of Stretham Manor, Cambridgeshire, only son of Lieutenant George Brander Willis, Royal Artillery, of Sopley Park, Hampshire, who had served in the Walcheren and Peninsular campaigns, was born at Sopley Park on 11 November 1823. Educated privately he obtained a commission on 23 April 1841 as ensign in the ...

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