John Elkington (British Army Officer)

John Elkington (British Army Officer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lieutenant General John Henry Ford Elkington CB (1830 - 21 February 1889) was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey. Elkington became a lieutenant with the 6th Regiment of Foot in 1849. He served with his Regiment during the 7th and 8th Xhosa Wars. He was appointed Assistant Quartermaster-General to the Ottoman Contingent during the Crimean War and then became Aide-de-Camp to Sir John Michel during the Indian Mutiny. He continued to serve as Aide-de-Camp to Michel during the Second Opium War. In 1880 he became Deputy Adjutant-General for the Auxiliary Forces at Army Headquarters.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613570429X
  • 9786135704297