Reference Entry

Alderson, Sir Edwin Alfred Hervey (1859-1927), army officer

Charles Venn Owen and James Lunt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Alderson, Sir Edwin Alfred Hervey (1859-1927), army officer, was born at Capel St Mary, Suffolk, on 8 April 1859, the eldest son of Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Mott Alderson, of Poyle House, Ipswich, and his wife, Catherine Harriett Swainson. In 1876 he joined the Prince of Wales's Own Norfolk artillery militia, and ...

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