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SIR DAVID OCHTERLONY

SIR DAVID OCHTERLONY (1758-1825), British general, born at Boston, U.S., of Scottish descent; entered the Indian army; distinguished himself in the war against the Goorkhas; was made a baronet, and received a pension of £1000 for his services; a monument to his memory stands in the Maidan Park, Calcutta.


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