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Ochterlony, Sir David, was born in 1758, and became a cadet in the East India Company's service, attaining the rank of general in 1803, when he served under Lord Lake in the Mahratta War. In 1814 he held a command of a division in the beginning of the war against Nepal, and subsequently took entire charge of the operations, which he brought to a highly successful issue in 1816, and was rewarded by a baronetcy. He died at Meerut in 1825.