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Bagnold, Ralph Alger (1896–1990), soldier and geomorphologist

Andrew S. Goudie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Geomorphology. 1075 words.

Bagnold, Ralph Alger (1896–1990), soldier and geomorphologist, was born on 3 April 1896 at the Manor House, Stoke, Devonport, the second of two children born to Major Arthur Henry Bagnold...

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Dutton, Clarence Edward

Stephen J. Pyne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1228 words.

Dutton, Clarence Edward (15 May 1841–04 January 1912), geologist and soldier, was born in Wallingford, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Dutton (occupation unknown) and Emily Curtis. Little is...

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McMahon, Charles Alexander (1830–1904), army officer and geologist

T. G. Bonney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Geology and the Lithosphere. 667 words.

McMahon, Charles Alexander (1830–1904), army officer and geologist, born at Highgate, Middlesex, on 23 March 1830, was the son of Captain Alexander McMahon of Irish descent, formerly in the...

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Portlock, Joseph Ellison (1794–1864), surveyor, army officer, and geologist

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1136 words.

Portlock, Joseph Ellison (1794–1864), surveyor, army officer, and geologist, the only son of Captain Nathaniel Portlock (d. 1817), was born at Gosport, Hampshire, on 30 September 1794....

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