Fred Perrett
Fred Leonard Perrett (9 May 1891 – 1 December 1918) was a Welsh international rugby union prop who played club rugby for Neath. He won five caps for Wales and in his first international game faced the...
Cuthbert Ellison (1698–1785)
General Cuthbert Ellison (10 May 1698 – 11 October 1785) was a British Army officer who also served as Member of Parliament for Shaftesbury from 1747 to 1754.
James Duff (North Norfolk MP)
Colonel James Duff (1831 – 22 December 1878) was a British Army officer and Conservative Party politician from Westwick in Norfolk.Duff was born in Elgin, the son of James Duff and his wife Char...
Charles Lees
Sir Charles Cameron Lees KCMG (11 March 1837 – ?) was a British military officer and colonial administrator.He was originally commissioned into the 1st West India Regiment, but transferred to the...
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Robert Wynne-Edwards
Sir Robert Meredydd Wynne-Edwards CBE, DSO, MC and bar (1 May 1897 – 22 June 1974) was a British civil engineer and army officer. Wynne-Edwards was born in Cheltenham and educated at Giggleswic...
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Henry Torrens
Lieutenant General Sir Henry D'Oyley Torrens KCB KCMG (24 February 1823 – 1 December 1889) was a British army officer and colonial governor. He was born in Meerut, India, the son of Henry Whitel...
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Ralph Beaumont
Ralph Edward Blackett Beaumont CBE, TD, DL, JP (12 February 1901 – 18 September 1977), styled The Honourable from 1907, was a British soldier and Conservative Party politician.
Born at Belgr...
John André
John André (2 May 1750 – 2 October 1780) was a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the American War of Independence for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender ...
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William Lloyd George, 3rd Viscount Tenby
William Lloyd George, 3rd Viscount Tenby (born 7 November 1927) is a British peer, soldier and JP. He is one of the ninety hereditary peers in the House of Lords elected to remain after the passing of...
Edward Bulwer (British Army officer)
General Sir Edward Earle Gascoyne Bulwer GCB (22 December 1829 – 8 December 1910) was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey.
Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, Bul...
Frederick Barter
Frederick Barter VC MC (17 January 1891 – 15 May 1952) was a Welsh recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to...
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John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland
General John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland GCB, GCH, PC (2 February 1784 – 16 October 1859), styled Lord Burghersh until 1841, was a British soldier, politician, diplomat and musician.
Styl...
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Edward Pole (British Army officer)
Lieutenant-General Edward Pole (c. 1682 — 22 December 1762) was an officer of the British Army.
The third son of Samuel Pole of Radbourne Hall in Derbyshire, Pole joined the Army as a second lieut...
Jon Latimer
Jonathan David Latimer (1964 – 4 January 2009) was an historian and writer based in Wales. His books include Operation Compass 1940 (Osprey, 2000), Tobruk 1941 (Osprey, 2001), Deception in War ...
William Holmes (British Army officer)
Lieutenant-General Sir William George Holmes KBE CB DSO and Bar (1892–1969) was a British general of the Second World War.
Holmes was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, and the Royal Milit...
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Luke O'Connor
Major General Sir Luke O'Connor VC, KCB (20 January 1831 – 1 February 1915) was a British soldier. He was the first soldier to receive the Victoria Cross, Britain's highest and most prestigious ...
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Francis Knollys, 1st Viscount Knollys
Francis Knollys, 1st Viscount Knollys GCB, GCVO, KCMG, PC, ISO (16 July 1837 – 15 August 1924), was a British courtier. He served as Private Secretary to the Sovereign from 1901 to 1913.
Kno...
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George Latham (footballer)
George Latham MC & Bar (1 January 1881 – 9 July 1939) was a Welsh professional footballer and coach. As a player, he played for Cardiff City, Liverpool, Stoke and Southport, and played 10 times fo...
Thomas Pearson
Thomas Pearson (1782–1847) was a British Army officer, who took part in the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars, and in the War of 1812 against the United States of America.
He served as...
William John Keen
William John Keen (1873–1958) served as the Chief Commissioner of the North-West Frontier Province of British India from 1925 until 1926.Commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the British Army in 1892, h...
Charles Touzel
Charles John Cliff Touzel (1855 – 24 August 1899) was an English priest who became the rector of Heswall in Cheshire. In his younger days he was a rugby union player of note, representing Cambridge Un...
Charles FitzRoy, 10th Duke of Grafton
Charles Alfred Euston FitzRoy, 10th Duke of Grafton (4 June 1892 – 11 November 1970), known as Charles FitzRoy until 1936, was a British soldier and farmer.
FitzRoy was born at Euston Hall n...
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Cuthbert Alport, Baron Alport
Cuthbert James McCall Alport, Baron Alport (22 March 1912 – 28 October 1998) was a Conservative Party politician, minister, and life peer.
"Cub" Alport was educated at Haileybury College, Ha...
Edward Cadogan (cricketer)
Colonel Edward Henry Cadogan CBE (11 September 1908 – 7 February 1993) was an English cricketer. Cadogan was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast.A grandson of Edward Cadogan, a note...
Desmond Llewelyn
Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn (12 September 1914 – 19 December 1999) was a Welsh actor. He played Q in 17 of the James Bond films between 1963 and 1999.
Llewelyn was born in Newport, Wales, the son o...
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Henry Walton Ellis
Colonel Sir Henry Walton Ellis, KCB (1783 – 20 June 1815) was a British soldier in the Napoleonic Wars.
He was the son of Major General Joyner Ellis, and grandson of J. Joyner of Berkeley, Glouces...
Jack Hawkins
John Edward "Jack" Hawkins, CBE (14 September 1910 – 18 July 1973) was an English actor who worked on stage and in film from the 1930s until the 1970s.
He was born at Lyndhurst Road, Wood Green, n...
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Frank King (British Army officer)
General Sir Frank Douglas King GCB MBE (9 March 1919 – 30 March 1998) was a British Army officer who was General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the British Army in Northern Ireland at the height of the T...
Geoffrey Inkin
Sir Geoffrey David Inkin, OBE DL (2 October 1934 – 22 August 2013) was a commanding officer of the Royal Welch Fusiliers and a lay member of the Judicial Appointments Commission (for England and Wale...
Hugh Stockwell
General Sir Hugh Charles Stockwell, GCB KBE DSO* (16 June 1903 – 27 November 1986) was a British soldier, most remembered for commanding the Anglo-French ground forces during the Suez Crisis...
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