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Sir Henry Bradwardine Jackson (1855–1929) by Walter Stoneman, 1918 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Jackson, Sir Henry Bradwardine (1855–1929), naval officer and developer of wireless telegraphy, was born on 21 January 1855 at Barnsley, Yorkshire, the eldest son of Henry Jackson, a farmer in nearby Cudworth, and his wife, Jane, the daughter of Charles Tee of Barnsley...


Loring, Frederick George (1869–1951), naval officer and wireless expert, was born on 11 March 1869 at Stonelands, Ryde, Isle of Wight, the eldest son of Admiral Sir William Loring (d. 1895), and his wife, Frances Louisa Adams. From a naval family—his grandfather ...