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Cecil, Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne- (1867–1918), army officer and administrator  

M. W. Daly

Cecil, Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne- (1867–1918), army officer and administrator, was born in London on 12 July 1867, the fourth son and sixth of eight children of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, third marquess of Salisbury (1830–1903), prime minister, and his wife, Georgina Caroline (1827–1899)...

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Chichester, Arthur, Baron Chichester (1563–1625), army officer and administrator  

John McCavitt

Chichester, Arthur, Baron Chichester (1563–1625), army officer and administrator, was born at Raleigh, Devon, in May 1563, and was five and a half years old when his father died on 30 November 1568. He was the second son (in a family of seven sons and nine daughters) of ...

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Clinton, Sir William Henry (1769–1846), army officer and administrator  

R. M. Healey

Clinton, Sir William Henry (1769–1846), army officer and administrator, was born on 23 December 1769 in Lyons, France, the elder son of General Sir Henry Clinton (1730–1795) and his wife, Harriet, daughter of Thomas Carter. William and his younger brother, Sir Henry Clinton...

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Danvers, Henry, earl of Danby (1573–1644), army officer and administrator  

J. J. N. McGurk

Danvers, Henry, earl of Danby (1573–1644), army officer and administrator, was born on 28 June 1573 at Dauntsey, Wiltshire, the second son of Sir John Danvers (1540–1594), landowner, of Dauntsey and the Hon. Elizabeth (1545×50–1630), youngest daughter and coheir of John Neville, fourth Baron Latimer...

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Deedes, Sir Wyndham Henry (1883–1956), army officer, civil administrator, and social worker  

Andrew Chandler

Deedes, Sir Wyndham Henry (1883–1956), army officer, civil administrator, and social worker, was born on 10 March 1883 at 19 Westbourne Place, Belgravia, London, the second son of Colonel Herbert George Deedes, assistant under-secretary of state for war, and his wife, Rose Eleanor (...

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Deedes, Sir Wyndham Henry (1883–1956)  

Maker: Elliott & Fry

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Sir Wyndham Henry Deedes (1883–1956) by Elliott & Fry, 1944 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Du Cane, Sir Edmund Frederick (1830–1903), prison administrator and army officer  

Bill Forsythe

Du Cane, Sir Edmund Frederick (1830–1903), prison administrator and army officer, born at Colchester on 23 March 1830, was the youngest of the four sons and two daughters of Major Richard Du Cane (1788–1832), and Eliza (1791–1870), daughter of Thomas Ware of Woodfort, Mallow, co. Cork, Ireland...

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Fergusson, Sir Charles, of Kilkerran, seventh baronet (1865–1951), army officer and administrator  

John Wheeler-Bennett

revised by Roger T. Stearn

Fergusson, Sir Charles, of Kilkerran, seventh baronet (1865–1951), army officer and administrator, was born in Edinburgh on 17 January 1865, the elder son of Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran, sixth baronet (1832–1907), and his first wife, Lady Edith Christian Ramsay (d. 1871)...

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Fergusson, Sir Charles, of Kilkerran, seventh baronet (1865–1951)  

Maker: Walter Stoneman

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Sir Charles Fergusson of Kilkerran, seventh baronet (1865–1951) by Walter Stoneman, 1919 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Gale, Sir Humfrey Myddelton (1890–1971), army officer and administrator  

John Strawson

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Gale, Sir Humfrey Myddelton (1890–1971), army officer and administrator, was born in London on 4 October 1890, the elder son and eldest of the five children of Ernest Sewell Gale, architect, of Liphook, and his wife, Charlotte Sarah, daughter of Eugene Goddard, surgeon. He was educated at ...

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Henderson, Sir Edmund Yeamans Walcott (1821–1896), army officer and police officer  

R. H. Vetch

revised by J. Gilliland

Henderson, Sir Edmund Yeamans Walcott (1821–1896), army officer and police officer, son of Vice-Admiral George Henderson, Royal Navy, of Middle Deal, Kent, and of his wife, Frances Elizabeth, daughter of Edmund Walcott-Sympson of Winkton, Hampshire, was born on 19 April 1821 at Muddiford...

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Horwood, Sir William Thomas Francis (1868–1943), army officer and police administrator  

Anne Pimlott Baker

Horwood, Sir William Thomas Francis (1868–1943), army officer and police administrator, was born in November 1868, the youngest son of Charles Horwood of the Manor House, Broadwater, Sussex. At twenty he was commissioned into the 5th lancers, serving as recruiting officer and adjutant for the ...

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Horwood, Sir William Thomas Francis (1868–1943)  

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Sir William Thomas Francis Horwood (1868–1943) by Lafayette, 1928 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ismay, Hastings Lionel, Baron Ismay (1887–1965)  

Maker: Allan Gwynne-Jones

Hastings Lionel Ismay, Baron Ismay (1887–1965) by Allan Gwynne-Jones, 1958 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ismay, Hastings Lionel, Baron Ismay (1887–1965), army officer and public servant  

Ronald Lewin

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Ismay, Hastings Lionel, Baron Ismay (1887–1965), army officer and public servant, was born at Naini Tal, India, on 21 June 1887, younger son of Sir Stanley Ismay, a member of the viceroy's legislative council and later chief judge of the Mysore court, and his wife, ...

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Maberly, William Leader (1798–1885), army officer and civil servant  

C. R. Perry

Maberly, William Leader (1798–1885), army officer and civil servant, was born on 7 May 1798, probably at Shirley House, Surrey, the son of John Maberly (d. 1839) and Mary Rose, daughter of William Leader, coachmaker to the prince of Wales. His father was a manufacturer and ...

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McNaughton, Andrew George Latta (1887–1966)  

Maker: Yousuf Karsh

Andrew George Latta McNaughton (1887–1966) by Yousuf Karsh Karsh / Camera Press, London

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McNaughton, Andrew George Latta (1887–1966), army officer, scientist, and public servant  

Peter Wright

revised by Roger T. Stearn

McNaughton, Andrew George Latta (1887–1966), army officer, scientist, and public servant, was born at Moosomin, Saskatchewan, Canada, on 25 February 1887, the elder son of Robert Duncan McNaughton of Moosomin, a prosperous storekeeper of Scottish highland descent, and his wife, Christina Mary Ann...

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O'Halloran, Thomas Shuldham (1797–1870), army officer and police chief in Australia  

Marc Brodie

O'Halloran, Thomas Shuldham (1797–1870), army officer and police chief in Australia, was born on 25 October 1797 at Berhampore, India, the second son of Major-General Sir Joseph O'Halloran (1763–1843) and his wife, Frances (1773–1835), the daughter of Colonel Nicholas Bayly and the niece of the ...

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Playfair, Sir Hugh Lyon (1786–1861)  

Maker: Thomas Rodger

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Sir Hugh Lyon Playfair (1786–1861) by Thomas Rodger, c. 1850 courtesy of St Andrews University Library