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date: 30 March 2020

Gurwood, Johnlocked

  • H. M. Chichester
  • , revised by James Lunt


Gurwood, John (1790–1845), army officer and editor of Wellington's dispatches, was the second son of one Gurwood; his widowed mother married H. Okey. He started work in an office, but after an unrequited love affair entered the army as ensign in the 52nd light infantry...

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