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CodeNA9556
Dates1727-1809
Person NameDouglas; Robert (1727-1809); Army officer
SurnameDouglas
ForenamesRobert
EpithetArmy officer
ActivityRobert Douglas, born in 1727, was the younger brother of Admiral Sir James Douglas, 1st. Bt of Springwood Park. He served in the British Army before moving to Holland in 1747. He rose to be Colonel of Marines in the Dutch Army and Lieutenant-General and Commander of the town of 's Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc).
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