John Ernest Buttery Hotson
Sir John Ernest Buttery Hotson, KCSI, OBE, VD (17 March 1877 – 13 May 1944) was an administrator in India during the British Raj. Born in Glasgow to Hamilton and Margaret (Maggie) Hotson, he was educa...
Bertie Bolton
Captain Robert Henry Dundas Bolton OBE (13 January 1893 – 30 October 1964) was an Indian Army and British Army officer, police officer and English cricketer.
Bolton was born in Mysore, India...
Sher Ali Khan Pataudi
Major General Nawabzada Sher Ali Khan of Pataudi (Urdu: نوابزادہ شیر علی خان پٹوڈی‎) HJ (13 May 1913 – 29 May 2002) was the second son of Nawab Ibrahim Ali Khan of Pataudi, in Pataudi. He wa...
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Sir Albert Gladstone, 5th Baronet
Sir Albert Charles Gladstone, 5th Baronet MBE (28 October 1886 – 2 March 1967) was a British businessman and rower who won a gold medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics. Gladstone was born at Hawarde...
P. V. Cherian
Palathnikal Varkey Cherian (or Cheriyan) (9 July 1893 - 9 November 1969) was an Indian physician, surgeon and politician. He was the Governor of Maharashtra from 14th Nov 1964 till 8th Nov 1969.
C...
Ayub Khan (President of Pakistan)
Muhammad Ayub Khan (Urdu: محمد ایوب خان‎; Bengali: মুহাম্মদ আইয়ুব খান; 14 May 1907 –19 April 1974), widely known as Ayub Khan, was the first military dictator and second President of P...
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Gaje Ghale
Gaje Ghale (Nepali: गजे घले) VC ( 1 August 1918 – 28 March 2000) was a Nepalese Gurkha recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of t...
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Bernard Holden
Bernard Holden MBE (1908–2012) was a twentieth century railway engineer and manager with Southern and British Railways and a founding father of standard gauge railway preservation in the United Kingdo...
Edgar O'Ballance
Major Edgar O'Ballance TD (17 July 1918, Dublin, Ireland – 8 July 2009, Wakebridge, Derbyshire, England) was a British military journalist, researcher, defence commentator and academic lecturer speci...
John Bradburne
John Randal Bradburne, O.F.S., M.C. (14 June 1921, Skirwith, Cumbria, England, U.K. – 5 September 1979, near Mutoko, Mashonaland South, Rhodesia – now Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe), was a lay memb...
William Hicks
Colonel William Hicks (also known as Hicks Pasha, 1830–1883), British soldier, entered the Bombay Army in 1849, and served through the Indian mutiny, being mentioned in despatches for good conduct at ...
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Tristram Speedy
Tristram Charles Sawyer Speedy (also known as Captain Speedy; November 1836-1911) was a well-known English explorer and adventurer during the Victorian era.
Speedy was born at Meerut, India, a son...
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John Pitt Dening
Captain John Pitt Dening (1894 - April 9, 1929) was a soldier and British India champion polo player.
He was born 21 November 1894 to Lieutenant-General Sir Louis Dening, KCB, DSO and Lady Dening ...
Cyril Newall, 1st Baron Newall
Marshal of the Royal Air Force Cyril Louis Norton Newall, 1st Baron Newall GCB, OM, GCMG, CBE, AM (15 February 1886 – 30 November 1963) was a senior officer of the British Army and Roya...
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Robert Shebbeare
Robert Haydon Shebbeare VC (13 January 1827 – 16 September 1860) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can ...
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Eustace Jotham
Eustace Jotham VC (28 November 1883 – 7 January 1915) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be aw...
Patrick Cargill
Patrick Cargill (3 June 1918 – 23 May 1996) was a British actor particularly well known for his role in the British television sitcom Father, Dear Father.
Cargill was born to middl...
Thomas Malcolm Layng
Thomas Malcolm Layng (23 April 1892 - 21 April 1958) CBE, MC & Bar, MA was an Anglican soldier and clergyman who served as Deputy Chaplain-General to the Forces, Archdeacon of York and chaplain to...
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Frederick Nicholson Betts
Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Nicholson Betts (1906 – 22 August 1973) was a British Indian Army officer and an ornithologist.F. N. Betts (known to friends and family as 'Tim', was born in Launceston, C...
Walter Landor Dickens
Walter Savage Landor Dickens (8 February 1841 – 31 December 1863) was the fourth child and second son of English novelist Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine. He became an officer cadet in th...
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Ivor Philipps
Major-General Sir Ivor Philipps (9 September 1861 – 15 August 1940) was a British officer in the British Indian Army and a Liberal Party politician. He held a seat in the House of Commons from ...
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Bob Astles
Robert "Bob" Astles (23 March 1924 – 29 December 2012) was a British soldier and colonial officer who lived in Uganda and became an associate of presidents Milton Obote and Idi Amin.
Bob Astles wa...
Terence O'Brien (colonial governor)
Major general Sir John Terence Nicholls O'Brien (23 April 1830 – 28 February 1903) was a surveyor, engineer and colonial governor, born in Manchester, England and died in London, England.He studied at...