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Ainslie, George Robert

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; Education. 505 words.

Ainslie, George Robert (1776–1839), army officer and numismatist, was born near Edinburgh, the eldest son of Sir Philip Ainslie and his wife, the Hon. Elizabeth Gray, fifth daughter of...

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Alanbrooke

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 52 words.

Born 24 Nov. 1932; s of 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, KG, GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO, and Benita Blanche (d 1968), d of Sir Harold Pelly, 4th Bt...

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Alexander, Maj.-Gen. David Crichton

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 198 words.

CB 1976

Born 28 Nov. 1926; s of James Alexander and Margaret (née Craig); m 1st, 1957, Diana Joyce (Jane) (née Fisher) (...

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Ambroise

Peter Damian-Grint.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Education; History. 1205 words.

Ambroise (fl. 1188–1195), crusader and historian, was a Norman, possibly from the region of Évreux. His Estoire de la guerre sainte is a unique vernacular eyewitness account of the third...

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Andrews, George Leonard

Rod Paschall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 926 words.

Andrews, George Leonard (31 August 1828–04 April 1899), soldier, engineer, and educator, was born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, the son of Manasseh Andrews and Harriet Leonard. After...

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Ansell, Maj.-Gen. Nicholas George Picton

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 152 words.

CB 1992; OBE 1980; JP, DL

Born 17 Aug. 1937; s of Col Sir Michael Ansell, CBE, DSO and Victoria Jacintha Fleetwood Fuller; m 1961, Vivien, e d of Col Anthony Taylor,...

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Appleton, Brig. John Roper

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 154 words.

OBE 2000; CEng, FIMechE

Born 29 April 1938; s of late John Jackson Appleton and Ada Mary Appleton (née Roper); m 1st, 1959, Jenifer Jane Worman; one s one ...

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Ashton, Margaret

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 48 words.

Hon. MA, Manchester University

Born 1856; 3rd d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Ford Bank, Didsbury, Manchester; died 15 Oct. 1937

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Asquith, Raymond

John Jolliffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1381 words.

Asquith, Raymond (1878–1916), scholar and army officer, was born on 6 November 1878 in John Street, Hampstead, the eldest of the five children of Herbert Henry Asquith (1852–1928), later...

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Athanasou, Prof. Nicholas Anthony

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 174 words.

PhD, MD; FRCPath

Born Perth, Australia, 26 April 1953; s of Anthony Athanasou and Angella Athanasou (née Pappas); m 1985, Linda Hulls

Professor of...

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