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Aaron Ogden

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1756–1839) army officer, born in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. His career spanned the entire Revolutionary War, from militia service in 1776, to the battle of Brandywine in 1777, through the...

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AB

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History — Warfare and Defence.

The abbreviated title for the rating of able seaman, indicating someone able to perform all the duties of a seaman on board ship. In the days of sail it was someone who could hand, reef,...

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ABADIE, Eustace Henry Egremont (1877 - 1914), 9th Lancers

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 74 words.

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ABADIE, George Howard Fanshawe (1873 - 1904), Manchester Regt; Resident, 2nd Class, N Nigeria

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 43 words.

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abaft

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Towards the stern of a ship, relative to some other object or position. Abaft the beam is any bearing or direction between the beam of a ship and its stern. See also aft; but ‘abaft’ is...

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abatis

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. also abattis pl. same, abatises, or abattises a defense made of felled trees placed lengthwise over each other with the boughs pointing outwards.

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Abbé de Saint-Pierre

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Charles François Irénée Castel Abbé de Saint-Pierre (1658–1743) was born on 13 February 1658 at château Saint-Pierre-Eglise situated between Cherbourg and Barfleur in Normandy, France....

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ABBEY, Walter Bulmer Tate (1872 - 1949), Indian Army, retired

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 107 words.

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ABBOTT, Henry Alexius (1849 - 1924), Indian Army, 15th Sikhs

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 165 words.

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ABBOTT, Herbert Edward Stacy (1855 - 1939)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Engineering and Technology; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 155 words.

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