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Anderson, Alfred (1896–2005), joiner and soldier, was born on 25 June 1896 at 20 Kinloch Street, Dundee, the third son of Andrew Anderson (1864–1945) and his wife, Christina, née Emmerson (1868–1945). His parents had emigrated to Chicago, Illinois, and were married there in 1888. However, nostalgia for ...


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Flakefield, William (fl. c. 1670–1700), soldier and linen weaver, was, according to Ure, son of one Wilson of Flakefield, in the parish of East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, who became a merchant in Glasgow about 1650, and was called Flakefield in order to distinguish him from another merchant named ...


Winde, William (c. 1642–1722), architect and soldier, was born in Bergen-op-Zoom, the Netherlands, the son of Henry Winde (d. 1658), a royalist émigré who had settled there. In the late 1650s he established a military career, serving as an ensign in charge of the English troops at ...