Walter Henry John Christie CSI, CIE, OBE (17 December – 25 August 1983) was a British colonial civil servant (Indian Civil Service) who played a key part in the independence of India and provided administrative continuity after independence.
M.D. B.A., M.B. (Cantab.) M.R.C.P., etc. (1847–1920) was a medical electrician at St. Thomas Hospital, London. There, from to 1893, he was in charge of electrotherapy. He was also in private medical practice, in Ladbroke Grove, London.
, OM, CH (25 April – 22 June 1956) was an English poet, short story writer and novelist. He is probably best remembered for his works for children and for his poem "The Listeners". He also wrote some subtle psychological horror stories, amongst them "Seaton's Aunt" and "Out of the Deep". His novel Memoirs of a Midget won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and his post-war Collected Stories for Children won the Carnegie Medal for British children's books.
(4 July – 29 November 1954) was a British Labour Party politician. He was elected at the general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Frome, and held held the seat until the constituency was abolished at the general election.
QC (7 May – 9 March 2012) is a former Australian politician and judge. He was a Liberal member of the New South Wales Legislative Council from to 1984, and was Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Upper House from to
Walter Matthau (October 1, – July 1, 2000) was an American actor best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and his frequent collaborations with Odd Couple star Jack Lemmon, as well as his role as Coach Buttermaker in the comedy The Bad News Bears. He won an Academy Award for his performance in the Billy Wilder film The Fortune Cookie.