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William Amherst
d.13 May 1781
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  1. Jeffery Amherst1717 - 1797
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  1. William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst1773 - 1857
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Name William Amherst
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Feb 1732 Sevenoaks, Kent, England
Death[1] 13 May 1781


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William Amherst (5 February 1732, in Sevenoaks, Kent – 13 May 1781) was a British military commander. In 1762 during the Seven Years' War he led British forces that defeated a French expedition to Newfoundland at the Battle of Signal Hill.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 William Amherst (British Army officer), in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).