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Abbott, Col Herbert Edward Stacy

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 150 words.

CBE 1919; DSO 1896, late RE, retired

Born Calcutta, 6 April 1855; s of late Gen. H. E. S. Abbott, Bengal Infantry; m 1881, Mary, ...

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Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, first baronet

Robert Steele.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1222 words.

Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, first baronet (1827–1902), chemist and explosives expert, was born on 17 July 1827 at Woolwich, the eldest son of Johann Leopold Abel (1795–1871), a music...

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Acland, Engr-Rear-Adm. Edward Leopold Dyke

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 67 words.

CB 1937; MVO 1913

Born 7 Dec. 1878; e s of late Rev. Henry Dyke Acland and Adelaide, d of late Richard Vaughan Davis; m...

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Adams, Andrew Leith

Anthony J. Gaston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 644 words.

Adams, Andrew Leith (1827–1882), army surgeon and naturalist, born on 21 March 1827, was the son of Francis Adams (1796–1861), surgeon, and his wife, Elspeth Shaw (d. 1845). Appointed army...

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Addison, Maj.-Gen. George Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 199 words.

CB 1933; CMG 1918; DSO 1915; late RE

Born 13 May 1876; s of Lt-Col G. W. Addison, RE; m 1905, Margaret (d 1946...

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Aird, Sir John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 93 words.

2nd Bt cr 1901

Born 6 Nov. 1861; s of 1st Bt, and Sarah, d of Benjamin Smith; m 1886, Alicia Ellen, d of late James Hall Renton; two ...

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Akhurst, Instructor Captain Algernon Frederic

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 130 words.

CBE 1944; MA; RN retired

Born 13 Nov. 1893; s of late Herbert Akhurst, Civil Servant, and late Florence Akhurst; unmarried; died 28 March 1972

Merchant...

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Alexander, (Conel) Hugh O'Donel

Harry Golombek.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 1551 words.

Alexander, (Conel) Hugh O'Donel (1909–1974), chess player and cryptanalyst, was born in Cork on 19 April 1909, the eldest of four children of Conel William Long Alexander (1879–1920),...

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Alexander, Edward Porter

Gary W. Gallagher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Biographical Studies. 1305 words.

Alexander, Edward Porter (26 May 1835–28 April 1910), Confederate soldier and author, was born in Washington, Georgia, the son of Adam Leopold Alexander, a planter and banker, and Sarah...

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Alexander, Sir Charles Gundry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 183 words.

2nd Bt cr 1945; MA, AIMarE

Born 5 May 1923; s of Sir Frank Alexander, 1st Bt, and Elsa Mary (d 1959), d...

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