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date: 22 October 2019

Falkner, John Meadelocked

(1858–1932)
  • Richard Davenport-Hines

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Falkner, John Meade (1858–1932), armaments manufacturer and writer, was born on 8 May 1858, at Manningford Bruce, Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire, second but eldest surviving of the four sons (there were also two daughters) of Thomas Alexander Falkner (1819–1887), a penurious curate, and his wife, ...

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