in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 3321 words.
Plumer, Herbert Charles Onslow, first Viscount Plumer (1857–1932), army officer, was born on 13 March 1857 at Sussex Place, Kensington, London. He was the younger son and second of four...
in The Oxford Companion to Military History
January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 266 words.
With his red face and white walrus moustache, Plumer might have been the inspiration for the cartoonist Low's Colonel Blimp.