Interesting People From The Past…

Lord Edward Mauger Iliffe entered his father’s publishing business and during the First World War was appointed Controller of the Machine Tool Department at the Ministry of Munitions. In 1923 he became he became the Unionist member for Tamworth, he also owned provincial newspapers in addition to his London publishing house. He was born in 1877.

Bobby Howes was an English stage comedian who began as a boy at the Battersea Palace, and later in a stage dancing team for two years, then spent three years with the Royal Gotham Quartette. He served in the First World War, later appearing in various revues and plays. He was born in 1895.

Capt. Robert Falcon Scott was an Antarctic explorer who commanded the ship Discovery on the National Antarctic Expedition of 1901. He discovered and named Ross Island and King Edward VII Land. In 1910 he headed the British Expedition that reached the South Pole, but was forestalled by Amundsen. His body was found in 1912.

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