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Offline mikhail petrovich

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can any one provide any information relating to a Colonel Zakrjevsky

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=NZH18850709.2.38

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Nicholas Zakrzhevsky [Закржевский], of Polish noble origin, born 1853; graduated from the General Staff Academy 1878; appointed chief of staff of the Russian Middle Asia force 1885 (rank: Lieutenant Colonel); awarded golden sword for bravery for the Kushka incident; Major General 1899; Lieutenant General 1907; General of the Infantry 1910.

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many thanks Mike - your information is much appreciated as always - would you know or could direct me to any information regarding his family or children ? did he have any connection with city Kamenets Podolsk ?