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Gillard, Francis George [Frank]

Philip Purser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Journalism; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 2065 words.

Gillard, Francis George [Frank] (1908–1998), broadcaster and war correspondent, was born on 1 December 1908 at 20 Silver Street, Tiverton, Devon, the elder child and only son of Francis...

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Harbord, James Guthrie

Timothy K. Nenninger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1331 words.

Harbord, James Guthrie (21 March 1866–20 August 1947), army officer and corporation executive, was born in Bloomington, Illinois, the son of George Washington Harbord, a farmer who had...

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Jacob, Sir (Edward) Ian Claud

Leonard Miall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1721 words.

Jacob, Sir (Edward) Ian Claud (1899–1993), army officer and broadcasting executive, was born in Quetta, Baluchistan, India, on 27 September 1899, the second of two children of Field Marshal...

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Lambert, Leslie Harrison [pseud. A. J. Alan]

Neil Somerville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 791 words.

Lambert, Leslie Harrison [pseud. A. J. Alan] (1883–1941), radio broadcaster and intelligence officer, was born on 11 November 1883 at 14 Mapperley Park Drive, Basford, Nottingham, the son...

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Loring, Frederick George

A. J. L. Blond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Radio. 736 words.

Loring, Frederick George (1869–1951), naval officer and wireless expert, was born on 11 March 1869 at Stonelands, Ryde, Isle of Wight, the eldest son of Admiral Sir William Loring (d....

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Matheson, Hilda

Fred Hunter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1895 words.

Matheson, Hilda (1888–1940), intelligence officer and director of radio talks, was born on 7 June 1888 at 13 Dealtry Road, Putney, the elder of two children of Donald Matheson, Presbyterian...

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