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Macintyre, Donald George Frederick Wyville (1904–1981), naval officer and historian, was born on 26 January 1904 in Dehra Dun, India, the younger son (there were no daughters) of Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Charles Frederick Macintyre, Indian army, and his wife, Maud, daughter of Colonel George Strahan...


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Napier, Henry Edward (1789–1853), naval officer and historian, born at Celbridge, co. Kildare, Ireland, on 5 March 1789, was the son of Colonel George Napier (1751–1804) and his wife, Lady Sarah Napier (1745–1826), the seventh daughter of Charles Lennox, second duke of Richmond...


Stephen Wentworth Roskill (1903–1982) by Michael Noakes, 1978 reproduced with the permission of the Master, Fellows, and Scholars of Churchill College, Cambridge / Michael Noakes


Roskill, Stephen Wentworth (1903–1982), naval officer and historian, was born on 1 August 1903 in London, the second of four sons (there were no daughters) of John Henry Roskill (1860–1940), KC and judge of the Salford hundred court of record, and his wife, ...


Schomberg, Isaac (1753–1813), naval officer and historian, was born on 27 March 1753 in Great Yarmouth. His grandfather, Meyer Löw Schomberg, a German physician of Jewish descent, had brought the family to England in 1721. Isaac was the eldest surviving son of the ten children of ...