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Wilson, Sir Johnlocked

  • E. M. Lloyd
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Wilson, Sir John (1780–1856), army officer, was born in London, the son of John Wilson, lieutenant-colonel of the 2nd Tower Hamlets militia. Educated at Harrow School, he was commissioned ensign in the 28th foot on 26 March 1794, and became lieutenant on 12 August 1795. He went with part of the regiment to the ...

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