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Military Notables other than U.S Revolution and Civil War

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  • Rear-Admiral Charles Davis Lucas, VC (1834 - 1914)
    Davis Lucas VC (1834 - 1914) - First Recipient of the Victoria Cross Lucas was born on 19 February 1834 in Druminargal House, Poyntzpass, son of David and Elizabeth (Hill) Lucas. He enlisted in the n...
  • Admiral Hon. Sir Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay (1881 - 1972)
    Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay Naval Attaché to Paris between 1919 and 1922. Commander of the H.M.S. Dunedin in 1922. Commodore of the Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth between 1929 and 1931.3...
  • Admiral. Sir Cloudesley Shovell (1650 - 1707)
    Admiral of the Fleet Sir Cloudesley Shovell (c. November 1650 – 22 October or 23 October 1707), was an English naval officer. Rising through the ranks and fighting in many of the important battl...
  • Rear-Admiral Sir John Narborough (c.1640 - 1688)
    Rear-Admiral Sir John Narborough (c. 1640–1688) or Narbrough was an English naval commander of the 17th century. He served with distinction during the Anglo-Dutch Wars and against the Barbary Co...
  • Gen. Edwin Augustus McAlpin (1848 - 1917)
    General Edwin Augustus McAlpin (June 9, 1848 - April 12, 1917) was president of the D.H. McAlpin & Co., a tobacco manufacturer. He built the Hotel McAlpin in New York City, at the time the largest hote...

From Ancient times to the present, ordinary people (some who were not generals per se) have made significant contributions to history on the battlefield.


  • Boudicea
  • Joan of Arc
  • Nanny of the Maroons (Jamaica)