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date: 22 October 2019

Gill, William Johnlocked

(1843–1882)
  • R. H. Vetch
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Gill, William John (1843–1882), explorer and army officer, was born in Bangalore, India, on 10 September 1843, the eldest son of the three sons of Major Robert Gill (1805–1879) of the Madras native infantry, and his wife, Frances Flowerdew (Fanny) Rickerby (1817–1887). His father was commissioned by the ...

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