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Chacksfield, Sir Bernard Albert (1913–1999), air force officer and chief scout

Brian Wimborne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 902 words.

Chacksfield, Sir Bernard Albert (1913–1999), air force officer and chief scout, was born at 28 Khartoum Road, Ilford, Essex, on 13 April 1913, son of Edgar Chacksfield, printers' reader,...

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Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 5426 words.

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, was born at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington, London,...

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Stewart, David, of Garth (1772–1829), army officer and writer on the Scottish highlanders

E. M. Lloyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Land Forces and Warfare. 1281 words.

Stewart, David, of Garth (1772–1829), army officer and writer on the Scottish highlanders, was the second son of Robert Stewart of Garth, Perthshire, and was descended from James Stewart...

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Towse, Sir (Ernest) Beachcroft Beckwith (1864–1948), army officer and campaigner for the welfare of blind people

Basil Curtis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 974 words.

Towse, Sir (Ernest) Beachcroft Beckwith (1864–1948), army officer and campaigner for the welfare of blind people, was born at Regent's Park, London, on 23 April 1864, the elder of the two...

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Vane, Sir Francis Patrick Fletcher, fifth baronet (1861–1934), army officer and boy scout leader

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 2353 words.

Vane, Sir Francis Patrick Fletcher, fifth baronet (1861–1934), army officer and boy scout leader, was born on 16 October 1861 in Dublin, the only son of Frederick Henry Fletcher Vane...

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