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Aberdeen and Temair

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Architecture; Art. 126 words.

Born 20 July 1920; s of 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, DSO, and Cécile Elizabeth (d 1948), d of George Drummond, Swaylands, Penshurst, Kent; ...

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Allom, Sir Charles Carrick

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Architecture; Art. 227 words.

Kt 1913

Born 16 June 1865; s of Arthur Allom, architect; g s of two painters, Thomas Allom and Thomas Carrick; m Laura, d of Albert Tatham, Warwick; two...

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Anstey, Vera

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Architecture; Art. 185 words.

DSc (Econ.)

Born 1889; 2nd d of James and Mary Powell; m 1913, Percy L. Anstey (d 1920); one s one d; died...

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Armstrong, John

Robert Grant Crist and Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; US Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1263 words.

Armstrong, John (13 October 1717–09 March 1795), soldier, surveyor, and member of the Continental Congress, was born in County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland. The identities of his Scotch-Irish...

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Barber, Sir (Thomas) David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Architecture; Art. 122 words.

3rd Bt cr 1960, of Greasley, Nottingham

Born 18 Nov. 1937; o s of Col Sir William Francis Barber, 2nd Bt and his 1st wife, Diana Constance Barber (née...

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Barrallier, Francis Louis

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 559 words.

Barrallier, Francis Louis (1773–1853), army officer and surveyor, was the son of a French surveyor, who after the capture of Toulon in 1793 was employed by the British. Barrallier was...

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bastion

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Architecture.

1 Defensive projection, usually canted on plan and with battered sides, at an angle of a fortress from which the ground in front of ramparts may be viewed and raked with fire.

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Bath

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Architecture; Art. 203 words.

Born 6 May 1932; s of 6th Marquess of Bath and his 1st wife, Hon. Daphne Winifred Louise (d 1997), d of 4th Baron Vivian; ...

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Beckett, Maj.-Gen. Denis Arthur

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Architecture; Art. 168 words.

CB 1971; DSO 1944; OBE 1960

Born 19 May 1917; o s of late Archibald Beckett, Woodford Green, Essex; m 1946, Elizabeth (marr. diss. 1974; she d 2003), er d...

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Bland, Lt-Col Sir Simon (Claud Michael)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

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

KCVO 1982 (CVO 1973; MVO 1967)

Born 4 Dec. 1923; s of late Sir Nevile Bland, KCMG, KCVO, and Portia (née Ottley); m 1954, Olivia (DStJ 1999) (...

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