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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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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Malcolm Trustram Eve, 1st Baron Silsoe
Arthur Malcolm Trustram Eve, 1st Baron Silsoe GBE, MC, TD, KC (8 April 1894 – 3 December 1976), known as Sir Malcolm Trustram Eve, 1st Baronet, from 1943 to 1963, was a British barrister and Fir...
Charles Macpherson Dobell
Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Macpherson Dobell KCB CMG DSO (22 June 1869 – 17 October 1954) was a Canadian soldier who served with the Royal Welch Fusiliers of the British Army.
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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...
George Boscawen (1712–1775)
Lieutenant-General George Boscawen (1 December 1712 – 3 May 1775) was a British Army officer and politician, the fourth son of Hugh Boscawen, 1st Viscount Falmouth.Believed to have been educated...
John Russell (VC)
Captain John Fox Russell VC MC (27 January 1893 – 6 November 1917) was a Welsh recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that...
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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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William Blakeney (died 1804)
Colonel William Blakeney (1735 – 2 November 1804) was an Irish British Army officer and politician.He was born the son of Irish MP John Blakeney and was the brother of Robert, John and Theophilu...
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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Frederick Wollaston Hutton
Captain Frederick Wollaston Hutton, FRS, (16 November 1836 – 27 October 1905) was an English scientist who applied the theory of natural selection to explain the origins and nature of the natural...
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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...
William Keppel (governor)
General Sir William Keppel GCB (died 11 December 1834 in Paris) was a British soldier and colonial administrator.He entered the army as an ensign in the 25th Regiment of Foot on 25 January, and became...
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...
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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Gwilym Lloyd George, 1st Viscount Tenby
Major Gwilym Lloyd-George, 1st Viscount Tenby PC TD (4 December 1894 – 14 February 1967) was a British politician and cabinet minister. A younger son of Prime Minister David Lloyd George, he served as...
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...
Henry Paget, 4th Marquess of Anglesey
Henry Paget, 4th Marquess of Anglesey Bt, PC, (25 December 1835 – 13 October 1898), styled Lord Paget until 1880 and Earl of Uxbridge between 1880 and 1898, was a British peer. He served as V...
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