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Agnew, Sir William Gladstone (1898-1960), naval officer

Angus Dacres Nicholl and Marc W. Brodie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Agnew, Sir William Gladstone (1898-1960), naval officer, was born in London on 2 December 1898, the fifth son of the six children of (Charles) Morland Agnew (1855-1931) Agnew family, art dealer, and his wife, Evelyn Mary (d. 1932), daughter of William Naylor, of Paddington Green, London. He was the grandson ...

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