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Lewes, John Steel [Jock] (1913–1941), a founder of the Special Air Service (SAS), was born on 21 December 1913 in Calcutta, India, the first son and second of the three children of Arthur Harold Lewes (1869?–1962?), accountant, and his wife, Elsie Steel. He grew up in ...

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Richards, Alfred Bate (1820–1876), writer and promoter of the volunteers, was born on 17 February 1820 at Baskerville House, Worcestershire, the eldest son of John Richards of Wassell Grove, near Stourbridge, Worcestershire, who was MP for Knaresborough in the West Riding of Yorkshire...