Hedley Vicars

Hedley Vicars

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hedley Shafto Johnstone Vicars (1826 - 1855) was a British Army officer and evangelical who was killed in action during the Crimean War. Vicars was born in Mauritius on 7 December 1826, where his father, Captain Richard John Vicars, (d 1839), a captain in the Royal Engineers, was then stationed. His mother Marianne Williams was a native of Newfoundland. He was the eldest of several siblings. After passing his examinations at Woolwich on 22 December 1843 he received a commission in the 97th Foot, and in the following year proceeded to Corfu. On 6 November 1846 he obtained his lieutenancy. In 1848 his regiment was removed to Jamaica, and in 1851 to Canada. In November of that year his mind took a serious turn, and henceforward his character was changed.show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 281g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135756710
  • 9786135756715