J R Ackerley

J R Ackerley

Writer and literary editor. Born as Joe Randolph Ackerley at 4 Warmington Road, Herne Hill. He was appointed as private secretary to the Maharajah of Chhokrapur which served as a basis for his 'Hin...

Person, Literature, India

1 memorial
Field Marshal, First Viscount Alanbrooke

Field Marshal, First Viscount Alanbrooke

Churchill's chief military advisor in WW2.  Born (and brought up) in France as Alan Brooke into the Irish aristocracy.  Entered the army aged 18 and served in Ireland and India and then in WW1, in ...

Person, Armed Forces, France, India, Ireland

1 memorial
Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

An architect of Free India's Constitution and crusader for social justice. Born at Mhow in what is now Madhua Pradesh. Was in London studying at Gray's Inn and the LSE, in 1916-7, and 1922. Died...

Person, Politics & Administration, India

2 memorials
Lindsay Anderson

Lindsay Anderson

Film and theatre director, critic and writer, ‘This sporting Life', ‘If', ‘The Whales of August', awarded the 1955 Oscar for Best Documentary Short. Born India, died France.

Person, Cinema, Theatre, France, India

1 memorial
Edwin Arnold

Edwin Arnold

Journalist and poet, Born at Gravesend. In 1852 he obtained the Newdigate prize for his first poem, 'The Feast of Belshazzar' ('High on a throne of ivory and gold, From crown to footstool clad in p...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Poetry, India, USA

1 memorial
Robert Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell

Army officer and founder of the boy scouts and girl guides. Born as Robert Stephenson Smyth Powell at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington. His mother changed the family name to Baden-Powell after her hus...

Person, Armed Forces, Children, Community / Clubs, Seriously Famous, Afghanistan, India, Kenya, South Africa

4 memorials
Bruce Bairnsfather

Bruce Bairnsfather

Cartoonist. WW1 artist. Born Muree, India. He was serving on the western front at the time of the Christmas Truce of 1914 and drew and wrote about it. An article in the Malvern Gazette 21/9/11, pro...

Person, Art, Literature, France, India

1 memorial
Basaveshwara / Basava / Basavanna

Basaveshwara / Basava / Basavanna

12th century Indian philosopher, poet, social reformer and pioneer of democracy.

Person, Politics & Administration, India

1 memorial
Basaveshwara Foundation

Basaveshwara Foundation

Presumably set up with the sole objective of erecting the statue, we think this is their website.

Group, History, India

1 memorial
Driver Richard Henry Bateman

Driver Richard Henry Bateman

Richard Henry Bateman was born in St John's Wood, London, the second of the three sons of William Bateman (b.1849) and Alice Bateman née Bette (b.1850). His birth was registered in the 2nd quarter ...

Person, Armed Forces, India

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
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