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Military Notables other than U.S Revolution and Civil War

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  • Lt. General Julian Ewell (1915 - 2009)
    Julian Ewell (November 5, 1915—July 27, 2009) was a career United States Army officer who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He commanded the 9th Infantry Division and ...
  • Lieutenant Gerald Archibald Arbuthnot, MP (1872 - 1916)
    Gerald Archibald Arbuthnot (19 December 1872 – 25 September 1916) was a British soldier and Conservative Party politician. Rank: Lieutenant Date of Death: 25/09/1916 Age: 44 Regiment/Service:...
  • Lieutenant General Sir Harold Bridgwood Walker KCB, KCMG, DSO (1862 - 1934)
    Lieutenant General Sir Harold Bridgwood Walker KCB, KCMG, DSO (26 April 1862 – 5 November 1934) was an English general who led Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. He was hig...
  • Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding GCB, GCVO, CMG (1882 - 1970)
    Sir Hugh Dowding formed the new RAF Fighter Command C-in-C from July 1936 to its scuess during the Battle of Britain, May 1940. He famously wrote to Churchill in May 1940....... “if the Home de...
  • Sir William Pelham, of Brocklesby, Lord Justice of Ireland (c.1537 - 1587)
    William Pelham (lord justice) Sir William Pelham (died 1587) was an English soldier and Lord Justice of Ireland, a military and political role rather than a judicial one.[1] He was third son of Sir...

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)