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Anderson, Sir William

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 848 words.

Anderson, Sir William (1835–1898), director-general of the Royal Ordnance factories, was born in St Petersburg on 5 January 1835, the fourth son of John Anderson, a member of the firm of...

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Crawford, John Scott

Robin Higham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Land Forces and Warfare. 624 words.

Crawford, John Scott (1889–1978), army officer and military supplies administrator, was born on 6 February 1889 at 13 Clifton Road, West Derby, Lancashire, the son of John Paton Crawford,...

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Forman, Henry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Forman, Richard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Forman, William

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Harris, Thomas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Le Mesurier, Havilland

W. R. Meyer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Military Administration. 739 words.

Le Mesurier, Havilland (1758–1806), merchant and commissary officer, was born on 8 May 1758 in Guernsey, the youngest of the five sons of John Le Mesurier (1717–1793), hereditary governor...

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Watson, Sir Brook, first baronet

E. M. Lloyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Military Administration. 828 words.

Watson, Sir Brook, first baronet (1735–1807), merchant and army official, born at Plymouth on 7 February 1735, was the only son of John Watson of Hull and his second wife, Sarah Schofield....

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