Blamey, Sir Thomas Albert (1884–1951), army officer, was born at Lake Albert, New South Wales, Australia, on 24 January 1884, seventh of the ten children of Richard Henwood Blamey (b. 1846), a small farmer and droving contractor who had migrated from Cornwall...
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Kippenberger, Sir Howard Karl (1897–1957), army officer, was born on 28 January 1897 at Ladbrooks, near Christchurch, New Zealand, the eldest son of Karl Kippenberger (1872–1952), a schoolteacher, and his wife, Annie Elizabeth Howard (1870?–1952). He was educated first at Ladbrooks School and ...
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Macdonogh, Sir George Mark Watson (1865–1942), army officer, was born on 4 March 1865, the son of George Valentine Macdonogh, deputy inspector of the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich. Macdonogh was commissioned lieutenant in the Royal Engineers on 5 July 1884. Of considerable intellectual ability and with a penetrating analytical mind, the diffident and taciturn ...