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Wood, Sir David Edwardlocked

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Wood, Sir David Edward (1812–1894), army officer, was born at Littleton Park, Staines, Middlesex, on 6 January 1812, the son of Colonel Thomas Wood (1777–1860) of Littleton and of Gwernyfed, Brecknockshire, MP for Brecknockshire from 1806 to 1847, and of his wife, Lady Caroline...

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