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date: 14 May 2021

Drinkwater, John [later John Drinkwater Bethune]locked

  • Francis Espinasse
  • , revised by David Gates


Drinkwater, John [later John Drinkwater Bethune] (1762–1844), army officer and military historian, was born at Latchford, near Warrington, on 9 June 1762, the eldest son of John Drinkwater, a medical practitioner at Salford (then a suburb of Manchester) and formerly a ...

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