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Forman, Richard (bap. 1733, d. 1794)

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. 3 words.

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Forman, Richard (bap. 1763, d. 1830)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration. 3 words.

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Forman, William (bap. 1767, d. 1829)

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. 3 words.

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Gage, Sir John (1479–1556), military administrator and courtier

David Potter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; UK Politics; Social and Cultural History. 2147 words.

Gage, Sir John (1479–1556), military administrator and courtier, was born on 28 October 1479 at Burstow, Surrey, the only son of William Gage of Burstow (d. 1497) and Agnes (d. 1501),...

Harris, Thomas (bap. 1705, d. 1782)

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. 3 words.

See Harris, Joseph

Head, Sir George (1782–1855), commissariat officer

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration. 386 words.

Head, Sir George (1782–1855), commissariat officer, was born at The Hermitage in the parish of Higham, near Rochester, Kent, the son of James Roper Head (formerly Mendes; 1757–1814) and his...

Hobart, Sir Percy Cleghorn Stanley (1885–1957), army officer and military reformer

Brian Holden Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Land Forces and Warfare. 1856 words.

Hobart, Sir Percy Cleghorn Stanley (1885–1957), army officer and military reformer, was born in India, at Naini Tal, on 14 June 1885, the third son of Robert Thomson Hobart, of Dungannon,...

Hutton, Sir Edward Thomas Henry (1848–1923), army officer and military reformer

Neville Meaney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Land Forces and Warfare. 1113 words.

Hutton, Sir Edward Thomas Henry (1848–1923), army officer and military reformer, was born on 6 December 1848 at Torquay, Devon, the only son of Edward Thomas Hutton (d. 1849), a banker, and...

Le Mesurier, Havilland (1758–1806), merchant and commissary officer

W. R. Meyer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Military Administration. 739 words.

Le Mesurier, Havilland (1758–1806), merchant and commissary officer, was born on 8 May 1758 in Guernsey, the youngest of the five sons of John Le Mesurier (1717–1793), hereditary governor...

Morris, Sir Christopher (d. 1545), soldier and military administrator

Roger Ashley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Administration. 1055 words.

Morris, Sir Christopher (d. 1545), soldier and military administrator, was married to Elizabeth, but nothing else is known of his family or background, and there is no evidence of surviving...

Mundeford, Osbert [Osbern] (d. 1460), soldier and military administrator

Anne Curry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Administration. 766 words.

Mundeford, Osbert [Osbern] (d. 1460), soldier and military administrator, was the son of Osbert Mundeford (1381–1456), a Norfolk landowner who fought in France in 1415, and Margaret...

Pereira, Isaac (c. 1658–1718), army contractor

Edgar Samuel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration. 471 words.

Pereira, Isaac (c. 1658–1718), army contractor, was born in the Netherlands to Portuguese Jewish parents, being the third of four sons of Jacob Pereira (1629–1707), a jeweller, and his...

Pereira, Jacob (1629–1707)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 3 words.

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Randolph, Edward (d. 1566), soldier and military administrator

Roger Ashley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Administration. 778 words.

Randolph, Edward (d. 1566), soldier and military administrator, was one of at least three sons and two daughters of Avery Randolph (d. 1561), landowner, of Badlesmere, Kent, and his wife,...

Ross, George, of Cromarty (1708/9–1786), army agent and agricultural improver

David Alston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Military History; Military Administration. 1459 words.

Ross, George, of Cromarty (1708/9–1786), army agent and agricultural improver, was probably born on the small estate of Pitkerrie, Ross-shire, the only son of Andrew Ross (fl. 1670–1710),...

Routh, Sir Randolph Isham (1782–1858), commissariat officer

John Sweetman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration. 905 words.

Routh, Sir Randolph Isham (1782–1858), commissariat officer, son of Richard Routh, for many years chief justice of Newfoundland, and his wife, Abigail, née Eppes, was born on 21 December...

Thompson, Sir Robert Grainger Ker (1916–1992), colonial official and military adviser

Ian F. W. Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Warfare and Defence. 1113 words.

Thompson, Sir Robert Grainger Ker (1916–1992), colonial official and military adviser, was born at Malcolm Cottage, Great Stanmore, Middlesex, on 12 April 1916, the son of Canon (William)...

Trotter, John (1757–1833), army contractor

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration. 4 words.

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Walter, Sir Edward (1823–1904), founder of the Corps of Commissionaires

H. M. Vibart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration. 719 words.

Walter, Sir Edward (1823–1904), founder of the Corps of Commissionaires, was born in London on 9 December 1823, the third son of John Walter (1776–1847), proprietor of The Times, and his...

Ware, Sir Fabian Arthur Goulstone (1869–1949), newspaper editor and the founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission

A. J. A. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Journalism. 1418 words.

Ware, Sir Fabian Arthur Goulstone (1869–1949), newspaper editor and the founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission, was born at Clifton, Bristol, on 17 June 1869. He was the only son of...