Valentine Blacker

Life
1778-1823; comm. in Madras cavalry, 1798; aide de camp to Col. Stevenson, Wainád[?], 1800; quarter-master general, 1810; served in Deccan, 1817; lieut. col., surveyor gen. of India, C.B., 1818; History of Mahratta War [n.d.]. ODNB DIW

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Notes
Namesake: ?confused with William Blacker (q.v.) in D. J. O’Donoghue, The Poets of Ireland: A Biographical Dictionary (Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co 1912).

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