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Photo: Watercolour by an anonymous Delhi artist of Sir David Ochterlony in Indian dress smoking a hookah ca. 1820s Sir David Ochterlony, 1st & Last Baronet Ochterlony of Pitforthy, 1st Baronet Ocht...

8/20/2015

John B. Sylvester is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General and decorated veteran of the Vietnam and Gulf Wars. He is best known for his command of the famed Tiger Brigade of the 2nd Armored...

8/15/2015

Robert William Kalanihiapo Wilcox (February 15, 1855 – October 23, 1903), nicknamed the Iron Duke of Hawaiʻi, was a native Hawaiian revolutionary soldier and politician. He led uprising...

6/12/2015

Cary DeVall Langhorne (May 14, 1873 – April 25, 1948) was a Commander in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz. He gr...

12/18/2014

Charles Evans Kilbourne Jr. (December 23, 1872 - November 12, 1963) was an officer in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Philippine–American War....

12/18/2014

Admiral Sir Augustus Phillimore KCB (24 May 1822 – 25 November 1897) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth. He is creditted with first proposing the creation ...

8/17/2014

General Wesley Clark MP

"Wesley Kanne Clark", "Sr."

Wesley Kanne Clark, Sr. (born December 23, 1944) is a retired General of the United States Army. He graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1966 at West Point and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship ...

8/6/2014

General Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 - 2012)

"Norman Schwarzkopf", "Stormin' Norman", "The Bear"

. H. Norman Schwarzkopf KCB (/ˈʃwɔrtskɒf/; 22 August 1934 – 27 December 2012), also known as Norman Schwarzkopf, was a United States Army general. While serving as ...

8/5/2014

George Hall Burton - Brigadier General, United States Army Born at Millsboro, Delaware, January 12, 1843, he graduated from West Point in 1865. He married Minnie Larrabee on November 24,1870. He was ...

6/14/2014

From Geneva Daily Times, Geneva, New York, 7 Sep 1912, Page 6  FORTY YEARS IN SERVICE Almond B. Wells, brigadier-general, United States Army, retired, died at his home No. 75 Hamilton street...

6/14/2014

Wikipedia contributors. " Geoffrey Hornby ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

5/21/2014

Arthur F. Anders was an officer of the United States Navy gunboat Panay who took command despite serious wounds after Japanese warplanes attacked it on the Yangtze River in China in 1937. Lieutenant ...

2/23/2014

Major-General Frederick Edward Hadow (28 October 1836 – 15 May 1915). He is notable for having served during the Indian mutiny and is believed to have been a senior Officer in the Hyderabad Co...

2/16/2014

Howard Dwayne Graves (August 15, 1939 – September 13, 2003) was a former United States Army Lieutenant General, Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1991–1996), and Cha...

12/14/2013

Ben Hebard Fuller (February 27, 1870 – June 8, 1937) was a Major General in the United States Marine Corps and served as Commandant of the Marine Corps between 1930 and 1934. Biography Bor...

8/11/2013

Generalfeldmarschall Colmar von der Goltz (1843 - 1916)

"Colmar von der Goltz", "Goltz Pasha"

Wilhelm Leopold Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (12 August 1843 – 19 April 1916) also known as Goltz Pasha, was a Prussian Field Marshal and military writer. Military career Goltz was born i...

7/15/2013

Joel Parker, Governor MP (1816 - 1888)

From Appletons Encyclopedia PARKER, Joel, governor of New Jersey, born near Freehold, New Jersey, 24 November, 1816; died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 January, 1888. His father, Charles, was a me...

6/18/2013

Robert Tralles Herres (December 1, 1932 – July 24, 2008) was the first Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Early life and education Herres was born in 1932, in Denver, where he...

4/5/2013

General Charles Hartwell Bonesteel III (September 26, 1909 – October 13, 1977) was an American military commander, the son and grandson of American military officers. He served in the United S...

4/1/2013

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Fairfax Moresby GCB (1786 – 21 January 1877), born in Calcutta, India, to English parents was a British naval officer. Early life Moresby was the eldest son of...

2/9/2013

) Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood VC, GCB, GCMG (9 February 1838 – 2 December 1919), was a British Army officer. After an early career in the Royal Navy, Wood joined the British Army. ...

1/21/2013

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia: Helmuth Karl Bernhard count von Moltke. He joined the Prussian army in 1822 and was appointed to its general staff in 1832. After a stint as adviser to the Turkish ar...

1/15/2013

Theodorus Frederick an Capellen entered service in 1781 in the navy of the Dutch Republic. In the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War he distinguished himself in an engagement in 1781 between his ship Den Briel and...

1/15/2013

John Twiggs Myers (January 29, 1871-April 17, 1952) was a United States Marine Corps general who was most famous for his service as the American Legation Guard in Peking during the Boxer Rebellion. ...

1/12/2013

Commodore Lawrence Kearny (30 November 1789 – 29 November 1868) was an officer in the United States Navy during the early nineteenth century. In the early 1840s he began negotiations with Chin...

1/12/2013

General William Eaton (1764 - 1811)

) William Eaton (23 February 1764 – 1 June 1811) was a United States Army officer and the Consul to Tunis (1797–1803). He played important diplomatic and military roles in the war betwe...

11/27/2012

) Lieutenant General Sir Samuel Auchmuty, GCB (1756–1822) was a British general. Origins Sir Samuel's grandfather, Robert Auchmuty (d. 1750), was descended from a family settled in Fif...

10/10/2012

General Sir Arthur James Lyon Fremantle, GCMG, CB (November 1835 – 25 September 1901) was a British soldier, a member of Her Majesty's Coldstream Guards, and a notable British witness to the B...

6/21/2012

General Richard Airey, 1st Baron Airey GCB (1803 – 14 September 1881), known as Sir Richard Airey between 1855 and 1876, was a British general. Background Born at Newcastle-on-Tyne, Ai...

6/16/2012

United States Naval officer; one-time Captain of the U.S.S. Constitution "Old Ironsides". On February 6, 1832 then-Lieutenant Rudd was stationed on the U.S.S. Potomac which landed marines and sailors...

6/12/2012

Lt. Gen. Sir Eyre Coote, Kt. MP (1726 - 1783)

He was the descendant of a younger brother of the Earl of Mountrath, was born, most probably at his father's seat in the County of Limerick, in 1726. He entered the army at an early age, and it is beli...

5/22/2012

Admiral Sir Colin Richard Keppel GCVO, KCIE, CB, DSO (3 December 1862 – 6 July 1947) was a British sailor and Extra Equerry to four kings. Background He was the son of Admiral Sir Henr...

5/9/2012

) Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Hope, GCB (3 March 1808 – 9 June 1881) was a Royal Navy officer. Naval career Hope was the son of Rear-Admiral Sir George Johnstone Hope, KCB (1767...

5/4/2012

Admiral Arthur William Acland Hood, 1st Baron Hood of Avalon GCB (14 July 1824 – 15 November 1901), was an officer of the Royal Navy who held command during the Crimean War and later served as...

5/1/2012

Vice Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood (26 September 1748 – 7 March 1810) was an admiral of the Royal Navy, notable as a partner with Lord Nelson in several of the British ...

4/30/2012

Peter de Lacy, Graf von Lacy (1678 - 1751)

"Pierce", "Graf von Lacy", "Pierce Edmond (de) Lacy", "Pyotr Petrovich Lacy", "Пётр Петрович Ласси", "Пирс Эдмонд де Лэйси", "Pierce Edmond de Lacy", "Peadar de Lása", "граф Петр Петрович Ласси (Лесси", "Лессия)"

Peter von Lacy, or Pyotr Petrovich Lacy (Russian: Пётр Петрович Ласси), as he was ...

4/17/2012

en.wikipedia.org... ; Count Leopold Joseph von Daun (or Dhaun) (September 24, 1705 – February 5, 1766), later Prince of Thiano, Austrian field marshal, was born at Vienna, as son of Count Wiri...

4/13/2012

) Samuel B. Ringgold (1796 – May 11, 1846) was an artillery officer in the United States Army who was noted for several military innovations which caused him to be called the "Father of Modern...

4/5/2012

James Robinson "Robbie" Risner (born January 16, 1925) was a general officer and professional fighter pilot in the United States Air Force. Risner is a double recipient of the Air Force Cross, th...

3/12/2012

William Childs Westmoreland (March 26, 1914 – July 18, 2005) was a United States Army General, who commanded US military operations in the Vietnam War at its peak (1964–68), during the ...

3/12/2012

. George Whelan Anderson, Jr. (December 15, 1906 – March 20, 1992) was an Admiral in the United States Navy. He served as the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) between 1961 and 1963, and was in ...

3/11/2012

Creighton Williams Abrams Jr. (September 15, 1914 – September 4, 1974) was a general in the United States Army who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968–72 which sa...

3/10/2012

Rear Admiral Donald Felt (1931 - 2011)

VIRGINIA BEACH - Donald Linn Felt, a retired Navy Rear Admiral and accomplished Naval Aviator, died on April 19, 2011 at Virginia Beach General Hospital. He was born in San Diego on 6 June, 1931 to the...

3/10/2012

Admiral Harry D. Felt (1902 - 1992)

Admiral Harry Donald Felt (June 21, 1902 – February 25, 1992) was an aviator in the United States Navy who led U.S. carrier strikes during World War II and later served as commander in chief o...

3/10/2012

Rear Admiral Bowman H. McCalla (19 June 1844 – 6 May 1910) was an officer in the United States Navy, who was noted for his roles in the Spanish-American War and putting down the Boxer Rebellio...

3/9/2012

Find a Grave Birth: Nov. 5, 1915 Death: Dec. 7, 1941 World War II Medal of Honor recipient. Cannon graduated from Culver Military Academy, Company A. He was a Battery Commander of Battery H, 6t...

3/7/2012

Major Henry Talmage Elrod USMC MP (1905 - 1941)

"Hammerin' Hank"

Find a Grave From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Talmage "Hammerin' Hank" Elrod (September 27, 1905–December 23, 1941) was a Marine Corps aviator. He was the first aviator to receive...

3/7/2012

James Patrick Sinnott Devereux. James P.S. Devereux Birth name James Patrick Sinnott Devereux Born February 20, 1903 Cabana, Cuba Died August 5, 1988 (aged 85) Baltimore, Maryland Pl...

3/6/2012

Colonel Sir William Howe DeLancey (or De Lancey) KCB (1778 to 26 June 1815) was an officer in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. He died of wounds he received during the Battle of Waterloo....

3/5/2012

Captain Temple Hardy, RN (1765 - 1814)

Captain Temple Hardy was an English naval officer active during the French Revolutionary Wars, perhaps most notable for his role in the capture of the Cape Colony in 1795. Captain Temple Hardy (14 ...

3/3/2012

Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, duc de Belle-Isle The grandson of Nicolas Fouquet, Superintendent of Finances under Louis XIV, he was born at Villefranche-de-Rouergue. Although his family was in dis...

3/2/2012

General Sam S. Walker (1925 - d.)

Sam Sims Walker (born July 31, 1925), United States Army, is a retired General who served as the Commanding General of Allied Land Forces, South East Europe (COMLANDSOUTHEAST) from 1977 to 1978. ...

2/29/2012

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Winfield Scott Cunningham Captain Winfield S. Cunningham, USN Born February 16, 1900 Rockbridge, Richland County, Wisconsin Died March 3, 1986 (aged 86) ...

2/28/2012

U.S. Air Force Captain James A. Van Fleet, Jr. was a B-26 bomber pilot who was killed in the Korean War. USMA Class of 1948, Captain Van Fleet was the pilot of a B-26B Invader bomber with the 13th Bo...

2/28/2012

Major General Jeanne M. Holm (June 23, 1921 – February 15, 2010) was the first female one-star general of the United States Air Force and the first female two-star general in any service branc...

2/24/2012

Doc Blanchard (1924 - 2009)

Felix Anthony "Doc" Blanchard (December 11, 1924 – April 19, 2009) is best known as the college football player who became the first ever junior to win the Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award and wa...

2/20/2012

[New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904, index, FamilySearch] Nathaniel Soley Benton (February 19, 1792 – June 29, 1869) was an American politician from New York. Life He was bo...

2/13/2012
     

Margaritus of Brindisi (also Margarito; Italian Margaritone or Greek Megareites or Margaritoni [Μαργαριτώνη]: c. 1149 ...

12/19/2011

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...

12/13/2011

David Shaltiel, Ambassador General MP (1903 - 1969)

"David Sealtiel"

David Shaltiel (hebrew: דוד שאלתיאל, {B. 16 January 1903 Berlin - February 1969 Jerusalem) was an Israeli military and intelligen...

11/23/2011

Field Marshal Julian Hedworth George Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy GCB GCMG MVO DCO (11 September 1862 – 6 June 1935) was a British Army officer who served as Governor General of Canada, the...

11/3/2011

Jean II, comte d'Estrées MP (1624 - 1707)

Jean II d'Estrées, (1624, Solothurn, Switzerland – May 19, 1707, Paris), was a Marshal of France, and an important naval commander of Louis XIV. He was born to a noble family from Picar...

10/4/2011

Colonel Richard Henry Meinertzhagen CBE DSO (3 March 1878 - 17 June 1967) was a British soldier, intelligence officer and ornithologist. Background and youth Meinertzhagen was born into a sociall...

10/3/2011

Andrew Jackson Goodpaster (February 12, 1915 – May 16, 2005) was an American Army General. He served as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) from July 1, 1969 and Commander in Chie...

9/24/2011

Captain Sir Alexander Burnes (16 May 1805 – 2 November 1841) was a Scottish traveller and explorer who took part in The Great Game. He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establishing...

9/18/2011

Cristóvão da Gama (c.1516 - 1542)

Cristóvão da Gama (c. 1516 – 29 August 1542) was a Portuguese military commander who led a Portuguese army of 400 musketeers on a crusade in Ethiopia and Somalia (1541–154...

9/10/2011

Wikipedia contributors. " Reymond de Montmorency, 3rd Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage...

9/3/2011

Admiral of the Fleet John Arbuthnot "Jacky" Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone, GCB, OM, GCVO (25 January 1841 – 10 July 1920) was a British admiral known for his efforts at naval reform....

8/23/2011

Rear Admiral Presley Marion Rixey (14 July 1852, Culpeper, Virginia – 17 June 1928) was a Surgeon General of the United States Navy (1902–10) and personal physician to Presidents Willia...

8/21/2011

Lieut.-General Sir Henry William Stisted, KCB (1817 – 10 December 1875), served as the first Lieutenant Governor of Ontario after Confederation, from 1867 to 1868. Born 1817, at St-Omer, Fra...

8/12/2011

Sir Alfred Rawlinson, 3rd Baronet (born 17 January 1867 - died 1 June 1934) was a British pioneer motorist and aviator, soldier and intelligence officer, and sportsman. He was known as "Toby". Life...

8/8/2011

General Henry Seymour Rawlinson, 1st Baron Rawlinson, GCB, GCSI, GCVO, KCMG (20 February 1864 – 28 March 1925), known as Sir Henry Rawlinson, Bt between 1895 and 1919, was a British First Worl...

8/8/2011

Field Marshal FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, GCB, PC (30 September 1788 – 29 June 1855), known before 1852 as Lord FitzRoy Somerset, was a British soldier. Early life ...

8/7/2011

Field Marshal Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde GCB, KSI (20 October 1792 – 14 August 1863) was a British Army officer from Scotland who led the Highland Brigade in the Crimea and was in command...

8/7/2011

Admiral Frank F. Fletcher MP (1855 - 1928)

Frank Friday Fletcher (November 23, 1855 – November 28, 1928) was an United States Navy admiral who served in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was awarded the U.S. military's highest...

7/26/2011

Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune, (January 10, 1867 – November 20, 1942) was the 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps. Known as the "greatest of all Leathernecks" and the "Marine's Marine...

7/26/2011

James Franklin Bell (January 9, 1856 – January 8, 1919) was Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1906 to 1910. Bell was a major-general in the Regular United States Army, commanding...

7/26/2011

Gen. Smedley D. Butler, Medal of Honor MP (1881 - 1940)

"The Fighting Quaker", "Old Gimlet Eye", "Old Duckboard"

Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940), nicknamed "The Fighting Quaker" and "Old Gimlet Eye", was a Major General in the U.S. Marine Corps, and at the time of his death the ...

7/26/2011

Nanny of the Maroons (Jamaica) MP (c.1686 - 1733)

Queen Nanny or Grandy Nanny, Jamaican National Hero, was a well-known leader of the Jamaican Maroons in the eighteenth century. Historical documents refer to her as the "rebels (sic) old obeah woman," ...

7/21/2011

Lt. Ralph Izard (USN) (1785 - 1822)

"Izerd"

) Ralph DeLancey Izard (26 February 1785 – 21 January 1822) was a United States Navy officer who became a hero for his actions at Tripoli, during the Barbary Wars. The destroyer USS Izard (DD-...

7/17/2011

François-Étienne-Christophe Kellermann , plus couramment appelé François-Christophe Kellermann, est un militaire et sénateur français, né le 28 mai 1735...

7/12/2011

François-Étienne Kellermann , 2e duc de Valmy et de l'Empire, également désigné sous le nom de général Kellermann, est un militaire français n&#x...

7/12/2011

Major General William Phillips Biddle (December 15, 1853 – February 24, 1923) was the 11th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. Biography William Phillip Biddle was born on Decemb...

7/10/2011

Major-General Sir Charles Broke Vere KCB KCH (21 February 1779 – 1 April 1843) was a British soldier and Conservative Member of Parliament. Broke Vere was the son of Philip Bowes Broke while...

7/10/2011

Robert Erskine Childers (1870 - 1922)

Robert Erskine Childers DSC (25 June 1870 – 24 November 1922), universally known as Erskine Childers,( /ˈɜrskɨn ˈtʃɪldərz/) was the author of the...

7/8/2011

. Charles Butler McVay II (September 9, 1868 – October 28, 1949) was an admiral in the United States Navy after World War I. In 1907-1909, After the cruise of the Great White Fleet, he com...

6/22/2011

David Stockton McDougal (September 27, 1809 – August 7, 1882) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War most noted for his leadership during a naval battle off of ...

6/18/2011

Samuel D. Sturgis, Jr. was a major general in the United States Army, and was a division commander in the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. Samuel Davis Sturgis, born 1 August 1861...

6/18/2011

Lucius Roy Holbrook (April 30, 1875–October 19, 1952) was a Major General who commanded of the United States Army's Philippine Department from 1936 to 1938. While stationed at Boise, Idaho, ...

6/17/2011

Lawrence of Arabia MP (1888 - 1935)

"T. E. Lawrence", "Lawrence of Arabia"

Lawrence of Arabia Photos Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO (16 August 1888[5] – 19 May 1935), known professionally as T. E. Lawrence, was a British Army officer renowned es...

6/16/2011

Major General David Dixon Porter (April 29, 1877–February 25, 1944), a Medal of Honor recipient, was a United States Marine Corps officer who served in the Philippine-American War and in World W...

6/6/2011

Charles F. Humphrey (Jr.) (August 11, 1876 - January 22, 1968) was a career United States Army officer who served for over 40 years during the first half of the 20th century, retiring as a Brigadier ...

6/5/2011

Charles Frederic Humphrey, Sr. (September 2, 1833 – June 4, 1926) was a major general in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient. Biography Humphrey was born on September 2, ...

6/5/2011

Evan Harris Humphrey was a Brigadier General in the United States Army. Biography Humphrey was born on March 5, 1875 in California. His father was Major General and Medal of Honor recipient Charl...

6/5/2011

Innis Palmer Swift (February 7, 1882 – November 3, 1953) was a Major General in the United States Army. He was the grandson and namesake of Civil War Major General Innis Newton Palmer, as we...

6/5/2011

Frederick Russell Burnham, DSO (May 11, 1861 – September 1, 1947) was an American scout and world traveling adventurer known for his service to the British Army in colonial Africa and for teac...

6/2/2011

Richard Harrison Jackson (May 10, 1866 - October 2, 1971) was a four-star admiral in the United States Navy. Originally cashiered from the Navy for poor grades at the U.S. Naval Academy, he was commi...

5/30/2011

Admiral Sir George Greville Wellesley GCB (2 August 1814 – 6 April 1901) was a senior naval officer and First Naval Lord. He was a nephew of the Duke of Wellington. Naval career Welles...

5/18/2011