[Sir] Maurice Charles O’Connell

[?-1848]; ed. Paris by his kinsman Daniel O’Connell (?1745-1833); served as captain in French army, 1792; entered English service on transfer of Irish Brigade, 1794; served with distinction in West Indies; lieutenant-col. and lieutenant-gov. of New South Wales, 1809-14; knighted and KCH, 1834; major-gen. commanding forces in New South Wales, 1838-41; lietuenant-general, 1841; d. Sydney. ODNB

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