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Abergavenny

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 119 words.

Born 2 Sept. 1854; 2nd s of 1st Marquess and Caroline, d of Sir John Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, 2nd Bt; m 1st, 1876, Violet (d 1880...

Abert, John James

Mary M. Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1278 words.

Abert, John James (17 September 1788–27 January 1863), army engineer, was born in Frederick City, Maryland, the son of John Abert and Margarita Meng. His father is said to have emigrated to...

Abertay

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Business Finance. 178 words.

KBE 1921; CBE 1918

Born 1875; e s of late Sir Charles Barrie; m 1926, Ethel, o d of late Sir James Broom; three d; died...

Abinger

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 116 words.

Born 28 Sept. 1914; e s of 7th Baron and Marjorie (d 1965), 2nd d of John McPhillamy, Blair Athol, Bathurst, NSW; m...

Abinger

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 141 words.

Born 1 April 1872; s of late Lt-Col L. J. Y. C. Scarlett, g s of 1st Baron Abinger, and Bessie Florence, d of Edward Gibson of Spring Vale, Isle of Wight, and ...

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Abinger

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 52 words.

Born 13 March 1871; died 11 Dec. 1903

Abraham Lincoln

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Warfare and Defence.

(1809–65)

US Republican statesman, 16th President of the USA (1861–65). His election as President on an anti‐slavery platform antipathetic to the interests of the southern states...

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Abraham, Maj. Gen. Kevin David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 154 words.

CB 2014

Born Magherafelt 11 Feb. 1960; s of David Abraham and Mary Patricia Abraham (née Nesbitt); m 1996, Julia...

Abrams, Creighton Williams, Jr.

George C. Herring.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1169 words.

Abrams, Creighton Williams, Jr. (15 September 1914–04 September 1974), army officer, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Creighton W. Abrams, a railway repairman, and Nellie...

Abruzzi

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 106 words.

Born Madrid, 29 Jan. 1873; 3rd s of Amadeo, Duke of Aosta (d 1890) and the Princess Marie del Pozzo della Cisterna; died...

Acheson, Captain Albert Edward

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 64 words.

CBE 1919; OBE 1918

Born 2 May 1862; s of William Acheson, Dublin; m 1883; two s one d; died 22 June 1945

Royal Navy (retired)...

Acheson, Hon. Patrick (George edward cavendish-)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 88 words.

DSO 1915; MVO 1904; Captain RN, retired

Born 30 June 1883; 2nd s of 4th Earl of Gosford; m 1915, Norah, d of Alfred Jones, Halifax, Canada; (two s killed in action,...

Acklom, Captain Cecil Ryther

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 45 words.

CB 1914; CBE 1919

Born 31 May 1872; s of late Robert Evatt Acklom; died 12 June 1937

Acklom, Major (Temp. Lt-Col) Spencer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 108 words.

DSO 1917; MC

m 1909, Lucie, e d of Mountford Spencer, The Hill, Teignmouth, Devon; died 30 March 1918

1st Battalion The Highland Light...

Acland, Captain Sir Hubert (Guy Dyke)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 176 words.

4th Bt cr 1890; DSO 1920; RN

Born 8 June 1890; y s of Sir William Alison Dyke Acland, 2nd Bt; m 1915, Lalage Mary Kathleen (...

Acland, Col Alfred Dyke

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 102 words.

CBE 1920; TD

Born 1858; m 1885, Hon. Beatrice, d of late Rt. Hon. W. H. Smith and 1st Viscountess Hambleden; two s three d; died 22 March 1937

JP; late...

Acland, Engr-Rear-Adm. Edward Leopold Dyke

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 67 words.

CB 1937; MVO 1913

Born 7 Dec. 1878; e s of late Rev. Henry Dyke Acland and Adelaide, d of late Richard Vaughan Davis; m...

Acland, John Dyke (1747–1778), army officer and politician

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 641 words.

Acland, John Dyke (1747–1778), army officer and politician, was born on 18 February 1747 and baptized the following day at North Petherton, Somerset, the elder of the two sons of Sir Thomas...

Acland, Lt-Col Sir (Christopher) Guy (Dyke)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 211 words.

6th Bt cr 1890; LVO 1999 (MVO 1990)

Born 24 March 1946; s of Major Sir Antony Guy Acland, 5th Bt, and...

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...