- Julian Hed·worth George [hed-werth] /ˈhɛd wərθ/, Viscount Byng of Vimy, 1862–1935, English general: governor general of Canada 1921–26.
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After my talk with Byng, we went on to meet Fanshawe and de Lisle.
At 11 o'clock Birdwood and Byng came over for a confab on the last upset.
He has a great admiration for Byng and so, though sadly, he went away.
As to Byng, I think myself he is not quite sure yet about the spirit of his men.
Byng with the 3rd Cavalry Division was placed under Allenby.1914
John French, Viscount of Ypres
- George, Viscount Torrington. 1663–1733, British admiral: defeated fleet of James Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender, off Scotland (1708); defeated Spanish fleet off Messina (1717)
- his son John . 1704–57, English admiral: executed after failing to relieve Minorca
- Julian Hedworth George, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy. 1862–1935, British general in World War I; governor general of Canada (1921–26)
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