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Adey, Lionel

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Dr. Lionel Adey was a former professor of English at the University of Victoria and is the author of several books and articles. His writings include: C. S. Lewis's "Great War" with Owen Barfield (1978), Hymns and the Christian "Myth" (1986) Class and idol in the English Hymn (1988), Affirmations (1989) and C. S. Lewis, Writer, Dreamer, and Mentor (1998).

Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962

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  • 1892-1962

Richard Aldington (8 July 1892-27 July 1962), born Edward Godfree Aldington, was an English writer and poet best known for his World War I poetry, the 1929 novel, "Death of a Hero", and the controversy arising from his 1955 "Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry".

Alexander, Ronald Okeden, 1888-1949

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Ronald Okeden Alexander was a noted army leader in World War I and World War II. He was a member of the following regiments: the Victoria Rifles of Canada, 1908; Royal Canadian Regiment, 1910; 24th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1917; 2nd Canadian Division, 1917-1919; Canadian Army, Permanent Force, 1919-1939. He was General Officer Commanding (GOC) in the Canadian Pacific Command, 1940-1942; and Major-General, 1942-1945.

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