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Birdwood, William Riddell, first Baron Birdwood (1865–1951), army officer

Robert Rhodes James

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31898

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Birdwood, William Riddell, first Baron Birdwood (1865–1951), army officer, was born at Kirkee, India, on 13 September 1865, the second son of Herbert Mills Birdwood (1837–1907), under-secretary to the government of Bombay, later a High Court judge, and his wife, Edith Marion Sidonie (...

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