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    Chesney, Sir George Tomkyns (male) 04/30/1830 - 03/31/1895 English

    Army officer and author; went to Calcutta in 1850; fought in Great Mutiny as major of engineers; wrote in Calcutta Review; wrote Indian Polity (1868), The Battle of Dorking (about a surprise German invasion of Britain) (1871); supported army reform; M.P. 1892. See Boase IV: 649, ODNB.

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