Adnan bin Saidi Adnan bin Saidi, (191514 February 1942), was a Malayan soldier of the 1st Infantry Brigade which fought the Japanese in the Battle of Singapore.
Alexander Gordon Laing Major Alexander Gordon Laing (27 December 1793 – 26 September 1826) was a Scottish explorer and the first European to reach Timbuktu via the north/south route.
Alexander McNutt (colonisation) Alexander McNutt (1725, near Derry, Ireland – 1811, Lexington, Virginia) was a British army officer, colonist and land agent, responsible for seeing an approximate 500 Ulster Scottish emigrants ...
Alexander McNutt (colonization) Alexander McNutt (1725, near Derry, Ireland – 1811, Lexington, Virginia) was a British army officer, colonist and land agent, responsible for seeing an approximate 500 Ulster Scottish emigrants ...
Alfred Taylor (soldier) Captain Alfred James "Bulala" Taylor was a soldier and farmer who fought and settled in Southern Rhodesia Alfred Taylor was born in Dublin on 14 November 1861, the son of William Taylor, a Dubl...
Andrew Belton (British Army officer) Andrew Belton (17 April 1882 at Cleator Moor, Cumberland, England – 1970 in South Africa) was a British Army officer and veteran of campaigns in South Africa and Morocco.
Basil Arthur Horsfall Second Lieutenant Basil Arthur Horsfall, VC (4 October 1887 – 27 March 1918) was a British-Ceylonese recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry i...
Boyle Roche Sir Boyle Roche, 1st Baronet (October 1736 – 5 June 1807) was an Irish politician.
Breaker Morant Harry "The Breaker" Harbord Morant (9 December 1864 – 27 February 1902) was an Anglo-Australian drover, horseman, poet, soldier and convicted war criminal whose skill with horses earned him the ...
Charles Belgrave Sir Charles Dalrymple Belgrave KBE was a British citizen and advisor to the rulers of Bahrain from 1926 until 1957, as "Chief Administrator" or "adviserate".
Charles Douglass Smith Charles Douglass Smith (ca 1761 – February 19, 1855) was a British army officer and colonial administrator.
Charles MacCarthy (governor) Brigadier-General Sir Charles MacCarthy KCMG (15 February 1764 – 21 January 1824) was an Irish-born soldier who served in the French, Dutch and British armies, and was a governor of various Brit...
Charles Pye Charles Pye (chr: 24 September 1820 – 12 July 1876) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can ...
Charles Warren General Sir Charles Warren, GCMG, KCB, FRS (7 February 1840 – 21 January 1927) was an officer in the British Royal Engineers.
Clement Leslie Smith Brigadier General Clement Leslie Smith was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to Brit...
David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss and 8th Earl of March, KT, DL (19 January 1912 – 12 December 2008) succeeded his grandfather in the family titles in 1937.
David Gordon Hines David Gordon Hines (8 February 1915 - 14 March 2000) had national responsibility for the development of co-operatives in Tanganyika and later in Uganda, improving the living standards of farmers...
Evan George Stewart Colonel Evan George Stewart (史伊尹上校) DSO, OBE, ED, MA (1892–1958) was a British soldier and missionary to China.
François Baby (politician) François Baby (December 16, 1768 – August 27, 1852) was a soldier, political figure and businessman in Upper Canada.
Frederick Peake Major-General Frederick Gerard Peake, CMG, CBE (12 June 1886 – 30 March 1970), known as Peake Pasha, was a British Army and police officer and creator of the Arab Legion.
Frederick Russell Burnham Frederick Russell Burnham DSO (May 11, 1861 – September 1, 1947) was an American scout and world traveling adventurer.
George Witton George Ramsdale Witton (1874 – 1942) was a Lieutenant in the Bushveldt Carbineers in the Boer War in South Africa.
Gerard Hodgkinson Gerard William Hodgkinson OBE, MC (19 February 1883 – 6 October 1960) played first-class cricket for Somerset between 1904 and 1911.
Hamilton Goold-Adams Major Sir Hamilton John Goold-Adams, GCMG, CB (27 June 1858 – 12 April 1920) was an Irish soldier and colonial administrator who was Governor of Queensland in Australia from 1915 to 1920.
Harry Escombe Harry Escombe (25 July 1838 - 27 December 1899), South African statesman, a member of a Somersetshire family, was born at Notting Hill, London, and was educated at St Paul's School.
Henry Anthony Camillo Howard Henry Anthony Camillo Howard (3 March 1913 – 15 October 1977) was a British journalist, military officer, and colonial leader in the Caribbean.
Herbert Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer Field Marshal Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer, (13 March 1857 – 16 July 1932) was a British Army officer who served in World War I. After commanding V Corps at the Seco...
Hugh Boustead Colonel Sir John Edmond Hugh Boustead, KBE, CMG, DSO, MC & Bar (14 April 1895 – 3 April 1980), was a British military officer, modern pentathlete, and diplomat who served in numerous posts acros...
Hugh Lyle Carmichael Lt. General Sir Hugh Lyle Carmichael (1764-1813), was a British officer of the 2nd West India Regiment.
Hugh McDonell Hugh McDonell (died 1833) was a soldier and political figure in Upper Canada.
Jacob Van Braam Jacob van Braam (b. Bergen op Zoom, in the Netherlands, 1 April 1727) was a sword master and mercenary who trained the 19-year-old George Washington in 1751 or shortly thereafter.
James FitzGibbon James FitzGibbon (16 November 1780 – 10 December 1863) was a British soldier and hero of the War of 1812.
John Bagot Glubb Lieutenant-General Sir John Bagot Glubb, KCB, CMG, DSO, OBE, MC better known as Glubb Pasha (born 16 April 1897, Preston, Lancashire – died 17 March 1986, Mayfield, Sussex), was a Br...
John Gouriet Major John Prendergast Gouriet (1 June 1935 – 4 September 2010) was a British Army officer, company director and political activist.
John Graves Simcoe John Graves Simcoe (February 25, 1752 – October 26, 1806) was a British army officer and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791–1796.
John Henry Stephen Dimmer Lieutenant Colonel John Henry Stephen Dimmer VC MC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be award...
John Hunwick John Owen Hunwick (Born 1936, Chard, Somerset, England) is a noted professor, author, Africanist.
John Macarthur (wool pioneer) John Macarthur (1767 – 10 April 1834) was a British army officer, entrepreneur, politician, architect and pioneer of settlement in Australia.
John Macdonell Lieutenant Colonel John Macdonell of Greenfield (19 April 1785 – 14 October 1812) was an aide-de-camp to British Major General Sir Isaac Brock during the War of 1812, dying in the Battle o...
John Nairne Lieutenant-Colonel John Nairne (March 1, 1731 – July 14, 1802) was a Scottish-Canadian soldier and seigneur.
Joseph Wall (colonial administrator) Joseph Wall (1737–1802) was a British Army officer and Lieutenant governor of Gorée, an island near Dakar, Senegal, who was executed in London for the fatal flogging of one of his soldiers.
Joseph Wanton Morrison Joseph Wanton Morrison (4 May 1783 – 15 February 1826) was a British soldier, best known for commanding the British troops at the Battle of Crysler's Farm during the War of 1812.
Maurice Gifford Hon. Maurice Raymond Gifford CMG (5 May 1859 – 1 July 1910) was a British military officer.
Norman Lash Norman O. Lash (1908 – 1960) a British police officer seconded to the Jordanian Arab Legion.
Philip Thicknesse Captain Philip Thicknesse (1719 – 23 November 1792) was a British author, eccentric and friend of the artist Thomas Gainsborough.
Ralph Hone Major-General Sir Herbert Ralph Hone (3 May 1896 – 28 November 1992) was a British Army officer, barrister and colonial administrator.
Richard Meinertzhagen Colonel Richard Henry Meinertzhagen, CBE, DSO (3 March 1878 – 17 June 1967) was a British soldier, intelligence officer and ornithologist.
Robert Grainger Ker Thompson Sir Robert Grainger Ker Thompson KBE CMG DSO MC (1916–1992) was a British military officer and counter-insurgency expert and "He was widely regarded on both sides of the Atlantic as the wo...
Robert Law Lieutenant-General Robert A. Law was a British Army officer and colonial administrator for the colony of Newfoundland.
Rudolphus Ritzema Colonel Rudolphus Ritzema (1739-1803) was an American officer in the New York Line during the American Revolutionary War, and later changed sides, serving as a lieutenant colonel in a British re...
Stephen Bartlett Lakeman Sir Stephen Bartlett Lakeman, also known as Mazar Paşa or Mozhar Pasha (1823 – July 1897) was an English-born British and Ottoman adventurer, soldier, and administrator.
Stuart Peter Rolt Brigadier-General Stuart Peter Rolt CB was a British Army officer who became Commandant of the Royal Military College Sandhurst.
Thomas Brereton Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Brereton (1782–1832) was descended from Sir William Brereton chief justice and Lord high marshall of Ireland from the ancient and noble family of Brereton, Cheshire England.
Thomas Laycock Thomas Laycock (1786 – 7 November 1823) was an English soldier, explorer, and later businessman, who served in North America during the War of 1812, but is most famous for being the first Europe...
Thomas McDonnell Thomas McDonnell (c1831-1899) was a 19th-century New Zealand public servant, military leader and writer.
Thomas Skinner (Ceylon) Major Thomas Skinner, CMB (born 22 May 1804 in St. John's, Newfoundland - died 24 July 1877) was a prominent road builder in British Ceylon (present-day Sri Lanka).
Thomas Upington Sir Thomas Upington KCMG (1844–1898), born in Cork, Ireland, was an administrator and politician of the Cape Colony.
Weston Jarvis Colonel Sir Weston Jarvis CMG MVO TD was a British Conservative Party politician and officer in the British Army.
William Alfred Dimoline Major-General William Alfred Dimoline CB CMG CBE DSO MC (1897 – 1965) was an officer in the British Army during World War I and World War II. His nickname was "Dimmo.
William Francis Dawson Captain William Francis Dawson (born ???? - died 29 March 1829) was a prominent road builder in British Ceylon (present-day Sri Lanka).
William Hew Clark-Kennedy William Hew Clark-Kennedy (3 March 1879 – 25 October 1961), was a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy t...