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Doyle, Sir Charles Hastings (1804–1883), army officer and colonial administrator in Canada, the eldest son of Lieutenant-General Sir Charles William Doyle, CB GCH (1770–1842), and his wife, Sophia Cramer, the daughter of Sir John Coghill, was born on 10 April 1804 in London...

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Durand, Sir Henry Marion (1812–1871), army and political officer in India, was born on 6 November 1812 at Coulandon, France. The Life (1883) by his son gave neither Durand's father's nor his mother's name. However, Durand was apparently the illegitimate son of Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Percy (1785–1825)...

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Edwardes, Sir Herbert Benjamin (1819–1868), army and political officer in India, was born on 12 November 1819 at Frodesley, Shropshire, the second son of the Revd Benjamin Edwardes (1790–1822), who had succeeded his own the Revd Sir John Thomas Cholmondeley Edwardes, eighth baronet, as rector of ...

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Glover, Sir John Hawley (1829–1885), naval officer and colonial administrator, was born at Yately, near Farnborough, Hampshire, on 24 February 1829, the son of the Revd Frederick Robert Augustus Glover (d. 1881) and his first wife, Mary Broughton (d. 1841), second daughter of ...

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Munro, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1761–1827), army officer in the East India Company and administrator in India, was born on 27 May 1761 at Glasgow, the second of the seven children of Alexander Munro (d. 1809), a Glasgow merchant trading with Virginia...

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Shakespear, Sir Richmond Campbell (1812–1861), army and political officer in India, youngest son of John Talbot Shakespear, of the Bengal civil service, and Emily (eldest daughter of William Makepeace Thackeray of the Bengal civil service and his wife, Amelia Richmond Webb), was born in ...

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Speedy, Tristram Charles Sawyer (1836–1910), army officer and colonial official, was born on 26 November 1836 in Meerut, India, the elder son of Dublin-born Major James Speedy (b. 1811) of the Buffs and his wife, Sarah, née Squire. Speedy was exceptionally tall (...

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Whitmore, Sir George Stoddart (1829–1903), army officer and police officer in New Zealand, was born in Malta on 30 May 1829, the son of Lieutenant (later Major) George St Vincent Whitmore RE and his wife, Isabella Maxwell, the daughter of Sir John Stoddart...

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Wilson, Eric Charles Twelves (1912–2008), army officer and colonial administrator, was born on 2 October 1912 at Sheredale, Station Avenue, Sandown, Isle of Wight, the only son of Cyril Charles Clissold Wilson (1884–1971), curate at Sandown, later wartime chaplain, and rector of Hunsdon, Hertfordshire...