Who's Who - Miscellaneous

Tubby Clayton, founder of 'Toc H' This sub-section of the Who's Who category of the site contains folio biographies for miscellaneous entries not found within one of the four other available categories.

Entries include the press barons Lords Beaverbrook and Northcliffe; and also such varied personalities as the leader of the Serbian Black Hand secret society and the convicted spy and temptress, Mata Hari.

In addition to the biographies presented below, click here to view contemporary photographs within the Vintage Photographs section of the site.

Biographies Description
United KingdomSir William Babtie Director of Medical Supplies
United KingdomBruce Bairnsfather Cartoonist
United KingdomSir Herbert Baker War Graves Architect
AustraliaCharles Bean Official War Historian
United KingdomLord Beaverbrook Minister of Information
ItalyPope Benedict XV Successor to Pius X
United KingdomRobert Blackburn Aircraft Designer
United KingdomSir Reginald Blomfield Architect of Menin Gate
FrancePaul Bolo Traitor
United KingdomSir Muirhead Bone War Artist
United KingdomFenner Brockway Home Secretary
United KingdomGeorge Butterworth Composer/Collector
IrelandSir Roger Casement Irish Nationalist
United KingdomEdith Cavell Nurse
United KingdomTubby Clayton Founder of 'Toc H'
United States of AmericaGeorge M Cohan Composer and Playwright
United States of AmericaGeorge Creel Head of CPI Department
AustraliaHarry Dalziel VC Holder
SerbiaDragutin Dimitrijevic Leader, Black Hand Society
United KingdomSir James Edmonds Official War Historian
United KingdomSir James Alfred Ewing Head of Room 40
United States of AmericaArthur Fields Music Hall Performer
GermanyAnton Fokker Aircraft Designer
United KingdomSir Philip Gibbs Journalist
United States of AmericaSamuel Gompers AFL Union Leader
GermanyFritz Haber Scientist
United KingdomSir William Hall Director of Naval Intelligence
United KingdomMaurice Hankey Secretary of War Cabinet
United KingdomEvelina Haverfield Suffragette/WRAC Commandant
GermanyAdolf Hitler Soldier
United KingdomElsie Inglis Suffragette/Medical Pioneer
AustraliaJohn Jackson V.C. Holder
Austria-HungaryRaphael Kirchner Illustrator
AustraliaJohn Simpson Kirkpatrick ANZAC War Hero
United KingdomSir Harry Lauder Musician
CanadaPercy Wyndham Lewis Artist
United States of AmericaWalter Lippmann Assistant to Secretary of War
GermanyCarl Lody Convicted German Spy
United KingdomSir Edwin Lutyens War Graves Architect
United KingdomGeoffrey Malins Official Photographer
United KingdomCharles Masterman Head of War Propaganda
NetherlandsMata Hari Dancer/Convicted Spy
United States of AmericaSir Hiram Maxim Inventor of Machine Gun
United KingdomJohn Benjamin McDowell Official Photographer
BelgiumDesire Mercier Cardinal
United KingdomSir William Mills Inventor of Mills Bomb
AustraliaSir Keith Murdoch Journalist
United KingdomPaul Nash War Artist
GermanyWalter Nernst Scientist
United KingdomChristopher Nevinson War Artist
United KingdomHenry Nevinson Journalist
United KingdomLord Northcliffe Director of Propaganda
United KingdomSir John Norton-Griffiths Mining Liaison Officer
United KingdomIvor Novello Composer and Playwright
United KingdomSir William Orpen Artist
BelgiumGabrielle Petit Executed Spy
SerbiaGavrilo Princip Assassin of Franz Ferdinand
NetherlandsLouis Raemaekers Propaganda Cartoonist
RussiaGrigory Rasputin Advisor to Tsar and Tsarina
United KingdomCharles Repington Journalist
United KingdomFlora Sandes Nurse/Serbian Soldier
AustraliaAlfred Shout VC Holder
United KingdomWilfred Stokes Inventor of Stokes Mortar
United KingdomWilliam Stones Executed at Dawn
United KingdomSir Ernest Swinton General
GermanyKarl von Tappen Scientist
United KingdomBert Thomas Artist
United States of AmericaJohn Thompson Weapons Designer
United KingdomArnold Toynbee Historian
United KingdomSir Fabian Ware Founder, CWGC
CanadaLewis Yealland Psychiatrist
RussiaFelix Yusupov Assassin of Grigory Rasputin
GermanyFerdinand von Zeppelin Inventor of Zeppelin

"Eggs-a-cook" were boiled eggs sold by Arab street vendors. It was later used by Anzac soldiers when going over the top.

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