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Abel Smith, Col Richard Francis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 135 words.

Born 11 Oct. 1933; s of Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCMG, KCVO, DSO and late Lady May Cambridge, o d of Earl of Athlone, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS and Princess Alice,...

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Acland, Maj.-Gen. Sir John (Hugh Bevil)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 257 words.

KCB 1980; CBE 1978

Born 26 Nov. 1928; s of late Brig. Peter Acland, OBE, MC, TD and Bridget Susan Acland; m 1953, Myrtle Christian Euing, d of Brig. and Mrs Alastair...

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Anderson, Alfred

John M. MacKenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Art Forms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1041 words.

Anderson, Alfred (1896–2005), joiner and soldier, was born on 25 June 1896 at 20 Kinloch Street, Dundee, the third son of Andrew Anderson (1864–1945) and his wife, Christina, née Emmerson...

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Anderson, Joseph Reid

Michael T. Meier.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1535 words.

Anderson, Joseph Reid (16 February 1813–07 September 1892), industrialist and Confederate soldier, was born in Botetourt County in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, the son of William...

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Anderson, Sir John

Lionel Alexander Ritchie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 799 words.

Anderson, Sir John (1814–1886), inventor of ordnance manufacture machinery and arsenal manager, was born at Woodside, near Aberdeen, on 9 December 1814, the posthumous child of a local...

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Anderson, Sir William

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 848 words.

Anderson, Sir William (1835–1898), director-general of the Royal Ordnance factories, was born in St Petersburg on 5 January 1835, the fourth son of John Anderson, a member of the firm of...

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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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Attlee, Air Vice-Marshal Donald Laurence

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 137 words.

CB 1978; LVO 1964; DL

Born 2 Sept. 1922; s of Major Laurence Attlee; m 1952, Jane Hamilton Young; one s two d

fruit farmer, 1977–95, retired

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Bailey, Sir Derrick Thomas Louis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 124 words.

3rd Bt cr 1919; DFC

Born 15 Aug. 1918; s of Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt, KCMG and Hon. Dame Mary Bailey (née Westenra) (DBE ...

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Baker, James

Douglas D. Martin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; World History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 902 words.

Baker, James (19 December 1818–15 May 1898), trapper, army scout, and early settler of Colorado and Wyoming, was born in Belleville, Illinois, and grew up near Springfield. His parents were...

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