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Abbey, Lt-Col Walter Bulmer Tate, (8 Aug. 1872–29 March 1949), Indian Army, retired  

CBE 1919

Born 8 Aug. 1872; surv. s of late Walter Abbey of Wellingborough Grange, Northants; died 29 March 1949

Indian Army, retired

Monkton Combe; Sandhurst

Joined 2nd Durham Light Infantry, ...


Abbott, Lt-Col Percy Phipps, (1869–9 Sept. 1940)  

CMG 1917; VD

Born Hobart, Tasmania, 1869; s of John William Abbott; m 1901, Elizabeth Matilda, d of E. B. Gidley-King; four c; died 9 Sept. 1940

Hutchins School, Hobart; Sydney University...


Abbott, Col Herbert Edward Stacy, (6 April 1855–13 June 1939)  

CBE 1919; DSO 1896, late RE, retired

Born Calcutta, 6 April 1855; s of late Gen. H. E. S. Abbott, Bengal Infantry; m 1881, Mary, ...


Abbott, Brig.-Gen. Henry Alexius, (22 Jan. 1849–26 June 1924), Indian Army, 15th Sikhs  

CB 1898

Born Allahabad, 22 Jan. 1849; 4th s of late Maj.-Gen. Augustus Abbott, CB, Bengal Artillery; m 1883, Isabella Agnes, 2nd d of Robert Laing of Kinder, Kirkcudbrightshire, and Queensborough Terrace, Hyde Park, W; ...


Abbott, Brig.-Gen. Leonard Henry, (10 Sept. 1875–5 March 1949), JP; Indian Army, retired  

CMG 1916

Born 10 Sept. 1875; s of L. C. Abbott, ICS; m 1899, Elsie Graham Peddie; one d; died 5 March 1949

JP; Indian Army, retired...


Abbott, Adm. Sir Peter (Charles), (12 Feb. 1942–28 Sept. 2015), Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, 1997–2001; Commissioner, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 2001–06  

GBE 1999; KCB 1994

Born 12 Feb. 1942; s of late Lieut-Col Dennis Abbott, Royal Garwhal Rifles and Delphine McConaghey; m 1965, Susan Phillippa Grey; three d; died 28 Sept. 2015...


Abdy, Captain Sir Anthony (Charles Sykes), (19 Sept. 1848–17 May 1921)  

3rd Bt cr 1850

Born 19 Sept. 1848; 2nd s of Sir Thomas Neville Abdy, 1st Bt and Hariot, d of Rowland Alston, Pishiobury, Herts; ...


Abdy, Sir Robert (Henry Edward), (11 Sept. 1896–16 Nov. 1976), late 15th Hussars  

5th Bt cr 1850

Born 11 Sept. 1896; s of 4th Bt and Anna Adele Coronna; m 1st, 1923, Iya Jongeyans (who obtained a divorce, ...


Abel Smith, Col Richard Francis, (11 Oct. 1933–23 Dec. 2004), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, 1991–99  

Born 11 Oct. 1933; s of Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCMG, KCVO, DSO and late Lady May Cambridge, o d of Earl of Athlone, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, VA, GCVO, GBE; ...


Abel Smith, Desmond, (2 Sept. 1892–26 July 1974), Major, late Grenadier Guards; Director: Borax Consolidated Ltd, 1937–69; National Westminster Bank Ltd (formerly National Provincial Bank Ltd), 1948–70; Equitable Life Assurance Society, 1930–70, and other companies  

MC 1916

Born 2 Sept. 1892; e s of Eustace Abel Smith, Longhills, Lincoln, and Aillen, d of Col J. A. Conolly, VC, Coldstream Guards; ...


Abel Smith, Col Sir Henry, (8 March 1900–24 Jan. 1993), DL; late Royal Horse Guards; Governor of Queensland, 1958–66; Administrator, Australian Commonwealth, during part of 1965  

KCMG 1961; KCVO 1950; DSO 1945

Born 8 March 1900; er s of late Francis Abel Smith and Madeline St Maur, d of late Rev. Henry Seymour; ...


Abel-Smith, Geoffrey Samuel, (1871–17 Sept. 1926)  

CMG 1917; DSO 1915

Born 1871; 3rd s of late Rev. Albert Smith, of Wendover, Bucks; m 1st, 1915, Marjorie (d 1918), d of Rev. Chas Garnett, Rector of Ardtrea, Co. Tyrone, and Lady Ella, 3rd ...


Abel-Smith, Brig.-Gen. Lionel, (1870–20 Dec. 1946)  

DSO 1918

Born Nov. 1870; s of Rev. A. Smith, Wendover, Bucks; m 1923, Genevieve, d of Robert Walsh, Armagh; two s; died 20 Dec. 1946...


Abell, Lt-Col Robert Lloyd, (1889–2 Feb. 1957)  

DSO 1919; MC

Born 1889; s of late G. F. Abell, JP of Grafton Manor, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire; died 2 Feb. 1957


Formerly Major Royal Field Artillery; served European War, ...


Abercrombie, Captain Alexander Ralph, (14 Oct. 1896–31 Dec. 1918), 1st Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment  

DSO 1916; MC

Born 14 Oct. 1896; died 31 Dec. 1918

1st Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment

Haileybury; Sandhurst

Entered Army, 1914; served European War in France, ...


Abercrombie, Col Charles Murray, (1874–22 March 1933), late commanding 16th Batt. Lancs. Fusiliers  

CMG 1916; CBE 1919

Born 1874; m 1913, Dorothy (d 1931), d of John Riley of Putley Court, Ledbury; died 22 March 1933

late commanding 16th Batt. Lancs. Fusiliers...


Abercromby, 5th Baron, (John Abercromby) (15 Jan. 1841–7 Oct. 1924)  


Born 15 Jan. 1841; 2nd s of 3rd Baron Abercromby and Louisa Penuel, d of Lord Medwyn; m 1876, Adele Wilhemine Marika (marr. diss. ...


Abercromby, Bt-Col Sir George (William), (18 March 1886–9 Sept. 1964), Gordon Highlanders; Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire since 1946  

8th Bt cr 1636; DSO 1917

Born 18 March 1886; s of 7th Bt and Florence Anita Eyre, CBE (d 1946), o d...


Aberdare, 4th Baron, (Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce) (16 June 1919–23 Jan. 2005)  

KBE 1984; PC 1974; DL

Born 16 June 1919; s of 3rd Baron Aberdare, GBE, and Margaret Bethune (née Black); m 1946, Maud Helen Sarah, ...


Aberdeen and Temair, 6th Marquess of, (Alastair Ninian John Gordon) (20 July 1920–19 Aug. 2002)  

Born 20 July 1920; s of 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, DSO, and Cécile Elizabeth (d 1948), d of George Drummond, Swaylands, Penshurst, Kent; ...