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White, James Robert [Jack] (1879–1946), army officer and revolutionary socialist, was born at Cleveland, Montague Place, Richmond, Surrey, on 22 May 1879, the only son of Field Marshal Sir George Stuart White (1835–1912), famed as the defender of Ladysmith in the Anglo-Transvaal...


Thomas Henry Wintringham (1898–1949) by Haywood Magee, 1943 [during the Midlothian North by-election] Getty Images – Haywood Magee


Wintringham, Thomas Henry [Tom] (1898–1949), socialist activist and military theorist, was born on 15 May 1898 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, the third child of John Fildes Wintringham (1866–1940), a solicitor, and his wife, Eliza Mapson Workman (1868–1937). Both his parents' families were nonconformist in religion and in politics, and Gladstonian Liberalism was to prove a lasting influence. Educated at ...