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Chacksfield, Sir Bernard Albert (1913–1999), air force officer and chief scout

Brian Wimborne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 902 words.

Chacksfield, Sir Bernard Albert (1913–1999), air force officer and chief scout, was born at 28 Khartoum Road, Ilford, Essex, on 13 April 1913, son of Edgar Chacksfield, printers' reader,...

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Cheshire, (Geoffrey) Leonard, Baron Cheshire (1917–1992), air force officer and charity founder

Christopher Foxley-Norris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 3545 words.

Cheshire, (Geoffrey) Leonard, Baron Cheshire (1917–1992), air force officer and charity founder, was born on 7 September 1917 in the Egerton Nursing Home, 65 Hoole Road, Hoole, Chester, the...

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Finlay, Donald Osborne [Don] (1909–1970), athlete and air force officer

Tony Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1658 words.

Finlay, Donald Osborne [Don] (1909–1970), athlete and air force officer, was born Donald Finlay Osborne at 84 Shelbourne Road, Bournemouth, Hampshire, on 27 May 1909, the son of Keziah Jane...

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Kurtz, Frank

John C. Fredriksen.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1012 words.

Kurtz, Frank (1911–31 October 1996), athlete, military aviator, was born Frank Allen Kurtz in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Frank Kurtz, Sr., an insurance salesman, and Dora Kurtz (maiden...

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Lucas, Percy Belgrave [Laddie Lucas] (1915–1998), air force officer, politician, and golfer

Humphrey Wynn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1175 words.

Lucas, Percy Belgrave [Laddie Lucas] (1915–1998), air force officer, politician, and golfer, was born on 2 September 1915 at The Lodge, Sandwich Bay, Worth, Kent, the son of Percy Montagu...

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Verney, John Henry Peyto, twentieth Baron Willoughby de Broke (1896–1986), horse-racing administrator and air force officer

William Dugdale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1051 words.

Verney, John Henry Peyto, twentieth Baron Willoughby de Broke (1896–1986), horse-racing administrator and air force officer, was born on 21 May 1896 at Compton Verney, Warwickshire, the...

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