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Harry MACLEARAge: 44 years18721916

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Lt. Col
Birth February 16, 1872 26 26

Birth of a brotherArthur MACLEAR
December 29, 1873 (Age 22 months)

Birth of a brotherPercy MACLEAR
1875 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a brotherRonald MACLEAR
June 16, 1877 (Age 5 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas MACLEAR
July 14, 1879 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherBasil MACLEAR
April 7, 1881 (Age 9 years)
MarriageBeatrice ELLWELLView this family
January 1907 (Age 34 years) Husband: 35 Wife: 23
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Death of a fatherHenry Wallich “Harry” MACLEAR
February 6, 1911 (Age 38 years)

Death of a brotherPercy MACLEAR
August 30, 1914 (Age 42 years)
Death of a brotherBasil MACLEAR
May 24, 1915 (Age 43 years)
Death March 15, 1916 (Age 44 years)
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Marriage: June 1870St. Mary, Wavetree, Lasncashire, England
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Beatrice ELLWELL
Birth: July 1883Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England
Death: March 30, 1975Stroud, Gloustershire, England
Marriage: January 1907Bedford, Bedfodrshire, England.

See general note.
GEN: Lt Col, DSO, East Lancashire Regiment 2ndary Regiment: Royal Scots attd. Cdg. 13th Bn. "Son of Henry Wallich Maclear and Mary Maclear; husband of Beatrice Maclear, of 2, Warwick Avenue, Bedford." Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: 107A. Cemetery: MAZINGARBE COMMUNAL CEMETERY Lieutenant Colonel, East Lancashire Regiment attached 13th Battalion, Royal Scots. Killed in action Wednesday 15th March 1916. Awarded the Distiguished Sevice Order (DSO). Son of Henry Wallich Maclear and Mary Maclear; husband of Beatrice Maclear, of 2, Warwick Avenue, Bedford. Buried in MAZINGARBE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave 107A. This extract from The VC and DSO Book - Distinguished Service Order 1886-1915 published by Naval and Military Press: MACLEAR, HARRY, Major, was gazetted to the East Lancashire Regt. 18 March, 1891: became Lieutenant 3 April, 1892; Captain 11 May, 19th), and Major 9 March, 1910. He served in the Chitral Campaign in 1895, with the Relief Force (Medal with clasp). Served on the North-West Frontier of India, 1891-98 (Malakand; clasp). Served in East Africa, 1903-4; commanded the 9th Somali Camel Corps from 20 Dec. 1903. Took part in the operations in Somaliland; Special Service Officer, Assistant to Base Sopply and Transport Officer, Berbera (from Nov. 1903) (Medal with clasp). Major Maclear served in the European War, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order ondon Gazette, 23 June, 1915]: “Harry Maclear, Major, East Lancashire Regt. For distinguished service in the field.” He was killed in action in France 7 March, 1916.