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9 January 1917 : Major Henry Clifford


He was the son of Henry James and Annie Frances (née Hilton-Green) of Frampton Court, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.  At the 1881 Census the 9 year old Henry was at home his parents, five sisters and five domestic servants.  At the 1891 Census the 19 year old Henry was at home with his parents, four sisters, two female visitors and four domestic …

Everard Wyrall (1878-1932): Military Historian


Last April [2021] I was asked to supervise a Wolverhampton University MA dissertation on 1/7th Northumberland Fusiliers. The battalion was in 50th (Northumbrian) Division TF, so before doing anything else I consulted my copy of the divisional history by Everard Wyrall. And then something happened that might have happened at any point in the past fo…