Commissions in the Royal Malta Artillery.
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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Royal Malta Artillery.,
  • Great Britain. -- Army -- Officers.,
  • Great Britain. -- Army -- Appointments and retirements.

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Edition Notes

At foot of leaf: War Office, 1909.

Other titlesMalta government gazette.
ContributionsGreat Britain. War Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ([1]p.) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18574364M

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