in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 3930 words.
Byng, Julian Hedworth George, Viscount Byng of Vimy (1862–1935), army officer, was born on 11 September 1862 at Wrotham Park, Barnet, Hertfordshire, the seventh son and youngest of the...
in The Oxford Companion to Military History
January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 272 words.
Byng was the younger son of an old military family: he was related to Adm John Byng, shot on