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Earle

Earle, William (1833-1885), an English military officer, was born at Liverpool. He entered the army in 1851, and fought in the Crimea. He was military secretary to the Governor-General of India (1872-76), and commanded the garrison of Alexandria (1882-1884). He was killed in the Gordon Relief Expedition while engaged in storming some Arab entrenched positions, He had attained the rank of major-general.

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