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date: 20 October 2019

Clarke, George Sydenham, Baron Sydenham of Combelocked

(1848–1933)
  • Jason Tomes

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Clarke, George Sydenham, Baron Sydenham of Combe (1848–1933), defence expert and colonial administrator, was born on 4 July 1848 at the vicarage, Swinderby, Lincolnshire, the eldest of the ten children of Walter John Clarke (1813–1903), the vicar of Swinderby, and his wife, Maria Frances Mayor (...

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