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Ambler, Geoffrey Hill

Emily Winterburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1453 words.

Ambler, Geoffrey Hill (1904–1978), inventor and air force officer, was born at 10 Kirklands Avenue, Baildon, near Bradford, Yorkshire, on 23 June 1904, the eldest child in the family of two...

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Arnold, Henry Harley

John C. Fredriksen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare; Land Forces and Warfare. 1568 words.

Arnold, Henry Harley (25 June 1886–15 January 1950), airman, was born in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, the son of Herbert Alonzo Arnold, a physician, and Anna Louise Harley. Arnold received a...

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Atcherley, Sir Richard Llewellyn Roger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1393 words.

Atcherley, Sir Richard Llewellyn Roger (1904–1970), air force officer, was born at 1 Mount Vale, York, on 12 January 1904, one of twin sons of Major (later Major-General Sir) Llewellyn...

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Bader, Sir Douglas Robert Steuart

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1138 words.

Bader, Sir Douglas Robert Steuart (1910–1982), air force officer, was born at St John's Wood, London, on 21 February 1910, the younger child and younger son of Frederick Roberts Bader, a...

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Ball, Sir Alfred Henry Wynne [Freddie]

Graham Pitchfork.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1170 words.

Ball, Sir Alfred Henry Wynne [Freddie] (1921–2012), air force officer, was born in Rawalpindi, Punjab, India, on 18 January 1921, the only child of Captain James Arthur Ernest Ball...

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Barnett, Dame (Mary) Henrietta

Tessa Stone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 992 words.

Barnett, Dame (Mary) Henrietta (1905–1985), air force officer, was born at Glasnevin, Barnes Close, in Winchester on 16 February 1905, the youngest child and second daughter of Colonel...

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Barnett, Sir Denis Hensley Fulton

Brian Wimborne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 768 words.

Barnett, Sir Denis Hensley Fulton (1906–1992), air force officer, was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, on 11 February 1906, son of Sir Louis Edward Barnett CMG (d. 1946), a surgeon, and his...

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Barraclough, Sir John

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1053 words.

Barraclough, Sir John (1918–2008), air force officer, was born on 2 May 1918 at 394 Hanworth Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, the son of Horatio Leonard Barraclough (1874/5–1956), construction...

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Barry, Robert Raymond Smith-

Vincent Orange.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1598 words.

Barry, Robert Raymond Smith- (1886–1949), air force officer, was born on 4 April 1886 at 2 Chapel Street, Mayfair, London, the only son of James Hugh Smith-Barry (1845–1927), of Foaty...

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Beamont, Roland Prosper

Humphrey Wynn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1280 words.

Beamont, Roland Prosper (1920–2001), air force officer and aviator, was born on 10 August 1920 at 8 Private Road, Enfield, Middlesex, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Clement Beamont, a...

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