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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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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...

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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...

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