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à BECKETT, Albert (1840 - 1904)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions; Maritime History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 68 words.

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A. J. Muste

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Military History.

(1885–1967), minister, labor organizer, antiwar activist.

Born in the Netherlands, Muste studied at theological seminaries in the United States and became a minister in the Dutch...

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Aaron Burr

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Warfare and Defence.

(1756–1836)

US Democratic Republican statesman. After losing the presidential election to Jefferson in 1800, Burr was elected Vice-President. He was defeated in the contest for the...

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AB

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History — Warfare and Defence.

The abbreviated title for the rating of able seaman, indicating someone able to perform all the duties of a seaman on board ship. In the days of sail it was someone who could hand, reef,...

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ABADIE, Eustace Henry Egremont (1877 - 1914), 9th Lancers

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 74 words.

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ABADIE, George Howard Fanshawe (1873 - 1904), Manchester Regt; Resident, 2nd Class, N Nigeria

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 43 words.

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abaft

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Towards the stern of a ship, relative to some other object or position. Abaft the beam is any bearing or direction between the beam of a ship and its stern. See also aft; but ‘abaft’ is...

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Abbé de Saint-Pierre

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Charles François Irénée Castel Abbé de Saint-Pierre (1658–1743) was born on 13 February 1658 at château Saint-Pierre-Eglise situated between Cherbourg and Barfleur in Normandy, France....

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ABBEY, Walter Bulmer Tate (1872 - 1949), Indian Army, retired

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 107 words.

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ABBOTT, Henry Alexius (1849 - 1924), Indian Army, 15th Sikhs

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P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions. 165 words.

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