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Who is Alexander Boswell?

Alexander Boswell: Lieutenant General Sir Alexander Crawford Simpson Boswell KCB CBE DL is a former British Army officer. He joined the Army as junior officer in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders shortly after the Second World War, and after a series of regimental and staff postings was second-in-command of his battalion during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation. He later commanded a battalion, then an infantry brigade, before taking command of 2nd Armoured Division in 1978. He was later the General Officer Commanding in Scotland and Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey before retiring in 1990.

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Google previewLives of illustrious and distinguished Scotsman, forming a complete Scottish biographic dictionary (1841)

Embellished with splendid and authentic Portraits. Verstehendes Exemplar kam im Juli 1859 an der Stelle das früher hier Stehender u ab. d. Titel: "A biographical dictionary of eminent Scotsman. 4 Voll. Gl. 1839 by Robert Chambers

Hence arose a newspaper in Edinburgh styled the Beacon, to which Sir Alexander Boswell contributed a few jeux d'esprit, aimed at the leading men on the other side, and alleged to have far exceeded the proper line of political sarcasm.

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1836)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy, Reprinted from the American Edition of the 'Conversations Lexicon' ... with Dissertations on the Rise and Progress of Literature by Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham

Thomas Boswell, Alexander Boswell, James Boswell, Sir James Bower, Archibald Boyd,Mark Alexander Boyd, Robert Boyd, Zachary Brown, John Brown, Thomas Bruce, James Bruce, Michael Brunton, Mary Buchanan, Francis Buchanan, ...

Google previewA General Biographical Dictionary (1835)

Containing Lives of the Most Eminent Persons of All Ages and Nations by Edmund Bellchambers

Alexander Boswell possessed a great fund of volatile talent , ...

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