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Babbage, Henry Prevost (1824–1918)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 3 words.

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Baker, Sir William Erskine (1808–1881), army officer and engineer

H. M. Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Engineering (General). 438 words.

Baker, Sir William Erskine (1808–1881), army officer and engineer, was the fourth son of Captain Joseph Baker RN, and was born on 29 November 1808 at Leith. He was educated at Ludlow and at...

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By, John (1779–1836), army officer and engineer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Engineering (General). 973 words.

By, John (1779–1836), army officer and engineer, was born in 1779, probably on 7 August, in Lambeth, second son of George By and his wife, Mary, née Bryan. After passing through the Royal...

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Colepeper, Thomas (1637–1708), soldier and engineer

Victor Stater.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Engineering (General). 1077 words.

Colepeper, Thomas (1637–1708), soldier and engineer, was born on Christmas day 1637 in Kent, possibly in either Dover or Hackington, the son of Sir Thomas Colepeper (1598–1643), governor of...

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Dixon, Sir Robert Bland (1867–1939), engineer and naval officer

W. S. Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Engineering (General). 989 words.

Dixon, Sir Robert Bland (1867–1939), engineer and naval officer, was born on 30 March 1867 at Darlington, the elder son of Robert Bland Dixon, architect and surveyor, and his wife, Mary Ann...

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Ewing, Sir (James) Alfred (1855–1935), engineer and cryptographer

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Engineering (General). 1786 words.

Ewing, Sir (James) Alfred (1855–1935), engineer and cryptographer, was born on 27 March 1855 at 109 Nethergate, Dundee, the youngest of the three sons of James Ewing (1810–1886), minister...

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Froude, William (1810–1879), engineer and naval architect

David K. Brown and Andrew Lambert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Engineering (General). 1187 words.

Froude, William (1810–1879), engineer and naval architect, fourth son of Robert Hurrell Froude (1770/71–1859), archdeacon of Totnes, and Margaret, née Spedding (1774/5–1821), was born at...

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Garnett, Arthur William (1829–1861), army officer and engineer

F. B. Garnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Engineering (General). 518 words.

Garnett, Arthur William (1829–1861), army officer and engineer, was born on 1 June 1829, the younger son of William Garnett (1793–1873) and his first wife, Ellen (d. 1829), daughter of...

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Huddart, Joseph (1741–1816), hydrographer and engineer

Susanna Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology; Engineering (General). 1292 words.

Huddart, Joseph (1741–1816), hydrographer and engineer, was born on 11 January 1741 at Allonby, Cumberland, the only child of William Huddart (1704–1762), farmer and shoemaker, and his...

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Kennedy, John Pitt (1796–1879), army officer and engineer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Engineering (General). 2351 words.

Kennedy, John Pitt (1796–1879), army officer and engineer, fourth son of John Pitt Kennedy, rector of Carn Donagh, co. Donegal, and afterwards of Balteagh, co. Londonderry, and Mary, only...

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