Anders, W?adys?aw (1892–1970), army officer and politician, was born on 11 August 1892 in B?onie, in the county of Kutno, in Russian Poland. The eldest of four sons of Catholic parents, he attended secondary school in Warsaw, and moved with the family to ...
Peter D. Stachura
John F. Beeler
Colomb, Sir John Charles Ready (1838–1909), defence strategist and advocate of imperial federation, second son of Lieutenant-General George Thomas Colomb (1788–1874), colonel of the 97th regiment, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Sir Abraham Bradley King, bt, of Corrard, co. Fermanagh, was born on the ...
Harbottle, Michael Neale (1917–1997), army officer and peace campaigner, was born on 7 February 1917 at 57 Beach Road, Littlehampton, Sussex, the son of Captain Thomas Cecil Benfield Harbottle, Royal Navy officer, and his wife, Kathleen Millicent Kent. He was educated at Marlborough College...
Peter D. Fraser
Strachan, William Arthur Watkin [Billy] (1921–1998), air force officer, legal administrator, and political activist, was born on 16 April 1921 in Kingston, Jamaica, the son of Cyril Charles Smart Strachan, manager of British American Tobacco's subsidiary in Jamaica, and his wife, Orynthia Ann, ...
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Wintringham, Thomas Henry [Tom] (1898–1949), socialist activist and military theorist, was born on 15 May 1898 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, the third child of John Fildes Wintringham (1866–1940), a solicitor, and his wife, Eliza Mapson Workman (1868–1937). Both his parents' families were nonconformist in religion and in politics, and Gladstonian Liberalism was to prove a lasting influence. Educated at ...