William Henry Noble
1834-1892; M.A., TCD; Royal Artillary major-gen.; manufacture of cordite
largely due to his researches; served in Afghan War, 1876-78. ODNB
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Dictionary of National Biography [from 1901- ] (1956.) lists Sir Andrew
Noble, created first baronet, 1902, who carried out experiments to which
are due exact science of gunnery and ballistics and revolution in composition
of gunpowder and design of guns.