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Ansell, Sir Michael Picton (1905–1994), army officer and showjumping administrator

Wray Vamplew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 972 words.

Ansell, Sir Michael Picton (1905–1994), army officer and showjumping administrator, was born at The Curragh, co. Kildare, Ireland, on 26 March 1905, the son of George Kirkpatrick Ansell (d....

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Boden, Joseph (d. 1811), army officer in the East India Company and benefactor

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 347 words.

Boden, Joseph (d. 1811), army officer in the East India Company and benefactor, details of whose birth and parentage are unknown, was appointed lieutenant in the Bombay native infantry on...

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Boyd, John Parker

William B. Skelton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; World History; Travel and Holiday; Land Forces and Warfare. 1184 words.

Boyd, John Parker (21 December 1764–04 October 1830), army officer and soldier of fortune, was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, the son of James Boyd and Susanna (maiden name unknown)....

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Broughton, Thomas Duer (1778–1835), army officer in the East India Company and writer on India

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 354 words.

Broughton, Thomas Duer (1778–1835), army officer in the East India Company and writer on India, was born in Bristol on 8 March 1778, son of the Revd Thomas Broughton, rector of St Peter's,...

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Bruce, Charles Granville (1866–1939), army officer and mountaineer

Kenneth Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1530 words.

Bruce, Charles Granville (1866–1939), army officer and mountaineer, was born in London on 7 April 1866, the youngest son of Henry Austin Bruce, first Baron Aberdare (1815–1895), politician,...

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Buford, Abraham

Lowell H. Harrison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1147 words.

Buford, Abraham (18 January 1820–09 June 1884), horseman and soldier, was born in Woodford County, Kentucky, the son of William Buford, a stockman, and Frances Walker Kirtley. The youth...

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Burnaby, Frederick Gustavus (1842–1885), army officer and traveller

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; World History; Travel and Holiday. 2847 words.

Burnaby, Frederick Gustavus (1842–1885), army officer and traveller, was born at the old rectory, St Peter's Green, Bedford, on 3 March 1842, the elder son of the Revd Gustavus Andrew...

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Bury, Charles Kenneth Howard- (1883–1963), mountaineer and army officer

Marian Keaney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 965 words.

Bury, Charles Kenneth Howard- (1883–1963), mountaineer and army officer, was born at Charleville Castle, King's county, Ireland, on 15 August 1883, the only son of Captain Kenneth...

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Byerley, Robert (bap. 1660, d. 1714), racehorse owner, army officer, and politician

Anne M. Peters.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 2013 words.

Byerley, Robert (bap. 1660, d. 1714), racehorse owner, army officer, and politician, was baptized on 27 March 1660, the fourth (but second surviving) son of Anthony Byerley (bap. 1619, d....

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Campbell, Donald (1751–1804), army officer and travel writer

Stanley Lane-Poole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 250 words.

Campbell, Donald (1751–1804), army officer and travel writer, of Barbreck, Argyll, is best known for his A journey over land to India … by Donald Campbell of Barbreck, who formerly...

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