ISMAY, Gen Hastings Lionel, 1st Baron Ismay of Wormington (1887-1965) 1893-1965
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1903 second lieutenant, Indian army unattached list; 1904 joined the 62nd Punjabis; 1914-1915 served in Egypt; 1915 served in Aden; 1916-1919 served in Mesopotamia; 1917 DSO; 1919 served in Kurdistan; 1919 OBE; 1927 Imperial Defence College; 1929-1930 commanded the 1st battalion of the 1st Punjab regiment; 1930-1932 instructor, Staff College, Quetta; 1933-1936 commander of the Peshawar brigade, India; 1934 CB; 1936 CSI; 1936-1938 deputy chief, General Staff Army Headquarters, India;...
Epithet: naval officer and politician Title: 1st Baron Keyes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x0000c6 ...
Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30 November 1874. He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst before joining the Army in 1895 and serving in India and Sudan. After leaving the Army in 1899, he worked as a war correspondent for the Morning Post and the following year was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. In 1904, Churchill decided to join the Liberal Party, and in 1906, was elected Liberal MP f...
Whitmore was govenor of Cape Breton Island and the Island of St. John (Prince Edward Island). From the description of Receipt for wages paid for labor in the Cape Breton colliery : manuscript, 1760. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612812416 Administrative history unavailable. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire military papers. From the description of Great Britain Army collection. [1800-1941]. (University o...
1916 midshipman; 1918 1st lieutenant; 1932 commander; 1942 chief of combined operations; 1942 acting vice-admiral; 1943 acting admiral and supreme commander designate, south east Asia; 1946 rear-admiral; 1947 Viceroy of India; 1947-1948 Govenor-general of India; 1949 vice-admiral; 1950 4th sea lord of the Admiralty; 1954 1st sea lord of the Admiralty; 1956 admiral of the fleet; 1959-1965 chief of defense staff; 1965 Governor of the Isle of Wight. Honours: 1920 MVO; 1922...
Hastings Lionel Ismay (1887-1965) served with the 21st Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry in Somaliland, Africa. From the guide to the Lord H. C. Ismay papers, 1914-1915, (Leeds University Library) Title: 1st Baron Ismay British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0000e1 Epithet: General Baron Ismay British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81...
Epithet: Prime Minister of India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0003da Along with his father, Motilal, and Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru was the most visible and significant force for Indian independence. Raised partly in England, Nehru left his promising law practice to work for Indian independence, and was jailed often. He became the first Prime Minister of India, and is responsible for many of his count...
Epithet: of Hounslow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000614.0x0001bf ...
The Far East Flight consisted of four flying-boats under the command of Group-Captain H. M. Cave-Braune-Cave. The Flight left Felixstowe, Plymouth on 14 Oct. 1927. From the description of Records [manuscript]. 1927. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225825718 ...
Mark Wayne Clark (1896-1984) was born in Madison Barracks, New York. After he graduated from West Point in 1917, he commissioned in the infantry. During World War I, he became wounded in combat while commanding a battalion in France. He served with the War Department General Staff from 1921 to 1924. He graduated from the Command and General Staff School in 1935 and the Army War College two years later. Between 1940 and 1942, he served at General Headquarters and then Army Ground Forces. He rose ...
Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...