Argyle, Edward Percy
Lt Col, Royal Veterinary Corps, DSO, Croix de Guerre; served in Boer War and World War I
Squadron Leader, RAF; long-serving special duties pilot in World War II, taking part in bombing raids over Germany and dropping supplies to Resistance movements in eight countries; awarded DFC and Bar, Croix de Guerre, Dutch Flying Cross and a Polish decoration.
Surgeon-Captain in Royal Navy, retiring in 2014 after 30 years' naval service
Colonel in the Indian Army, he also flew Lysanders in the North African campaign in World War II
Major, Royal Marine Light Infantry, killed at Gallipoli 1915
Lt-Col, RAMC; son of Sir William Bowater (1871). Compiled the Birmingham City Battalions Book of Honour in 1920.
Bradfield, Ernest W C
Kt; Lieutenant-General; Director-General of the Indian Medical Service, Honorary Physician to the King.
Flight-Lieutenant RAF, died on active service in Afghanistan 2014
Major in the British Army, serving in Afghanistan
Conolly, John Augustus
Lieut-Col; a boarder in Prince Lee's house; with the 49th Foot in the Crimea, fought at the Battle of the Alma, at Sebastopol, and won the VC on 26 October 1854, the day after Balaclava; later Major and then Lt-Col in the Coldstream Guards. After leaving the army, he was an assistant police commissioner and then a magistrate in Ireland.
Colley, David Bryan Hall
Major-General in the Royal Army Service Corps, serving in BAOR and Hong Kong, then Ministry of Defence, where heavily involved in organising strategic logistic support for troops in the Falklands 1980
Military Attaché, Budapest.
Brigadier; served in Indian Army, then in British Army of the Rhine; awarded OBE for his part in the Berlin Airlift (1949); retired from Army after serving as Aide-de-Camp to the Queen (1962-1965); by 2013 was the oldest living OE, aged 103.
Dauncey, Michael DK
Brigadier; DSO, awarded for bravery at the Battle of Arnhem; after postings in Germany and Cyprus, served as Military Attaché in Madrid (1974- ); Colonel of the Cheshire Regiment (1978)
Downes, John Alfred
Soldier, ultimately Brevet Colonel; fought at El Alamein and won the MC at Alam el Halfa.
Joined the Manchester University Officers' Training Corps and on leaving University was commissioned into the Territorial Army. In 1973 he joined the Fifth Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, which was at that time a NATO committed Battalion with an operational role in the British Army of the Rhine. In 2013, appointed the role of Deputy Commandant Warwickshire ACF in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Godfrey, John H
Naval Officer, Director of Naval Intelligence 1939-1943; Ian Fleming, who worked in his department, used him as the model for 'M' in the James Bond novels.
Guest, Charles Edward Neville
Kt; KBE; CB; Air Marshal.
Hutton, Christopher William Clayton
Served as Captain in the First World War; attached to MI9 as Major during the Second World War under Norman Crockatt, training pilots in escape and evasion and developing escape boxes to be issued in case of capture; innovations included silk maps, blankets that could be tranformed into civilian overcoats, miniature compasses hidden in buttons, pen tops etc..
James, Edward Antrobus
Brigadier; served in the Second World War; awarded the OBE for his services in 1944-1945; appointed Deputy Lieutenant for Warwickshire (1945); made Justice of the Peace (1951); author of First World War texts, including The British Armies in France & Belgium, 1914-18.
Johnson, T W M
Kt; soldier, serving in Indian Mutiny and then in Burma campaign in 1880s, remembered in connection with Kohima Relief Expedition; eventually Major-General; KCSI.
Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Signals, served in the British Army of the Rhine, later attached to NATO
Kekewich, Robert George
CB; Major-General; Defender of Kimberley in Boer War; died of wounds 5 Nov 1914.
Langham, Peter Rex
Captain; awarded the MC in April 1945 for actions taken when serving in North West Europe as a Lieutenant in the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment).
Lee, Oliver OBE
Colonel in the Royal Marines, served in Afghanistan
Lycett, Cyril Vernon Lechmere
Brigadier, Director of Signals and Intelligence, India and South East Asia, 1945-46, serving under Lord Mountbatten.
Manifold, J F
Soldier, ADC to Governor of Punjab 1887, fought in the Boer War, in Ladysmith during the siege, ultimately Lt Col.
Mason, Philip Granville
Career solder: Major, Third Dragoon Guards, awarded DSO and Legion d'Honneur; killed in action in France 1915.
Mason, Richard D
OBE; Group Captain, served in Kosovo, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan; station Commander, RAF Benson, 2010; Capability Director, Joint Helicopter Command, 2014
Maunsell, Frederick Richard
General, served in Punjab Campaign 1848-1849 and Battle of Mooltan; twice wounded during the Indian Mutiny; mentioned in dispatches for service in Afghan War of 1878-1879; KCB 1897
CB; Career soldier, ultimately Brigadier-General, serving with distinction in Egypt and South Africa; writer of adventure stories
Perry-Keene, Allan LA
Air Vice Marshal; Air Commander, Royal Pakistan Air Force (1947-49).
Roberts, Cedric K
DSO, CB; Rear Admiral ‘Chico' Roberts, Flag Officer, Naval Air Command (1968-1971). One of the Royal Navy's most experienced aviators, saw action in the Second World War and the Korean War.
Sanders, H J
Kt; Air Marshal; KBE, KCB; awarded the MC in 1917 for destroying a German Airship off Harwich, and the DFC in 1926 for services in Aden; Deputy AOC in C, Bomber Command (1943-1945).
Viscount: KG; GCB; GCMG; GCVO; GBE; DSO; MC; Field - Marshal; Victor of Burma (as Commander in Chief of the Allied Land Forces in South East Asia); Governor-General of Australia (1953-1960)
Smallwood, Denis Graham
Kt; GBE; KCB; DSO; DFC; Air Chief Marshal; C-in-C RAF Strike Command (1974); C-in-C RAF in the UK (1975-1976).
DSO, DFC, Group Captain, Administration at HQ Near East Air Force, Cyprus 1969.
Served in Army for 20 years; commander, Fifth Regiment, Royal Artillery
Commander of the 1st Dragoon Guards in Flanders (1784); Major-General (1794); General (1812); Controller to the Duke of Cumberland.
Walker, Eric Sherbrooke
Hotelier and founder of the Outspan Hotel and Treetops Hotel in Kenya, as well as a decorated military officer. Remembered as the host of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip when they visited Treetops in 1952. Was held as a prisoner of war in Germany during World War One and is said to have made 36 attempts to escape. Apparently, on one occasion, a German girlfriend helped them by supplying wire cutters provided by Baden-Powell hidden inside a piece of ham!
Wansbrough, R C
Air Commodore, RAF.
White, John RC
TD, Colonel. CSM CCF - Knight Memorial Medal 1972 & 1973. Royal Navy (Seaman Officer), then Army (Infantry) - both Regular & Reserves (King's Regt, later Princess of Wales's Royal Regt). Hon Col Middx & London PWRR.