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Crawford, John Scott (1889–1978), army officer and military supplies administrator, was born on 6 February 1889 at 13 Clifton Road, West Derby, Lancashire, the son of John Paton Crawford, an assistant manager at a marine engine works, and his wife, Ellen Edith Scott...


Sir Percy Cleghorn Stanley Hobart (1885–1957) by Elliott & Fry, 1952 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Hobart, Sir Percy Cleghorn Stanley (1885–1957), army officer and military reformer, was born in India, at Naini Tal, on 14 June 1885, the third son of Robert Thomson Hobart, of Dungannon, co. Tyrone, Ireland, a civil servant in India, and his wife, Janette (...


Hutton, Sir Edward Thomas Henry (1848–1923), army officer and military reformer, was born on 6 December 1848 at Torquay, Devon, the only son of Edward Thomas Hutton (d. 1849), a banker, and his wife, Jacintha Charlotte, the daughter of the Revd J. P. Eyre...