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Cornwall, Sir James Handyside Marshall-

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1178 words.

Cornwall, Sir James Handyside Marshall- (1887–1985), army officer and linguist, was born in India on 27 May 1887, the only son and elder child of James Cornwall, postmaster-general of the...

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Hadley, George

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Education; Linguistics. 759 words.

Hadley, George (d. 1798), army officer in the East India Company and philologist, was appointed an ensign in the East India Company's Bengal army on 17 November 1762. He sailed for India in...

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