Historical records matching Brig.-Gen. Henry Clifford, DSO
About Brig.-Gen. Henry Clifford, DSO
Brig.-Gen. Henry Frederick Hugh Clifford, born on 13 August 1867, killed in action on 11 September 1916 in World War I.
He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1902. He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel and Brevet Colonel in the service of the Suffolk Regiment. He was Brigadier-General of the British Expeditionary Force in World War I. He was decorated with the award of the Order of St. Stanislaus of Russia (3rd Class).1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).
Brigadier Clifford was killed by sniper fire from Delville Wood whilst inspecting advanced assembly trenches on September 11, 1916 aged 49.
Brigadier General Henry Frederick Hugh Clifford, DSO, commanding officer of the 149th Brigade of the Suffolk Regiment is buried in Albert Communal Cemetery.
Brigadier Clifford was the son of Major General the Hon Sir Henry Hugh Clifford, VC, KCMG, CB.
CLIFFORD, HENRY FREDERICK HUGH
- Rank: Brigadier General
- Date of Death: 11/09/1916
- Age: 49
- Regiment/Service: General Staff Cdg. 149th Brigade late Suffolk Regiment
- Awards: D S O Grave
- Reference: I. L. 1.
- Cemetery: ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
- Additional Information: Son of Maj. Gen. the Hon. Sir Henry Hugh Clifford, V.C., K.C.M.G., C.B.