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date: 22 October 2019

Acland, Sir Wroth Palmerlocked

(1770–1816)
  • H. M. Stephens
  • , revised by S. Kinross

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Acland, Sir Wroth Palmer (1770–1816), army officer, was the son of Arthur Palmer Acland of Fairfield, and nephew of Sir Thomas Acland bt. He entered the army in 1787 as ensign in the 17th regiment, becoming a lieutenant in 1790 and captain in 1791 before being placed on half pay until the outbreak of war with ...

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