Who is George Clarke Musgrave

George Clarke Musgrave portrait George Clarke Musgrave, son of Joseph and Sarah Ann (LeButt) Musgrave, was born at Folkestone, England on, May 1st 1874. On June 1st 1900, in New York City he married Mary Judson Lamson, with whom he had a son, Edwin Lamson Musgrave. The family lived at various addresses in London, Kent and Middlesex and in Summit, New Jersey, USA.
Following service in the British Army, brought to a premature end by injury and subsequent medical discharge, George Clarke became a war correspondent and journalist, seeing action with the British and American forces in the Ashante Territories, Cuba, South Africa and Spain. His articles from these conflicts were published in many national and international journals, including: the Illustrated London News, the London Chronicle, the Daily Mail, Strand Magazine, Black and White Budget, the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times and the Methodist Recorder. He is also the author of several books, among them:
  • To Kumassi with Scott - 1896
  • Under Three Flags in Cuba - 1899
  • In South Africa with Buller - 1900
  • The Peking Legations - 1901
  • Under Four Flags for France - 1918
  • Cuba -The land of Opportunity - 1919
George Clarke Musgrave died in London in December 1932 and he is buried near his parents in Swanage, Dorset. His life and times are documented in the following transcript from Who's Who in America (1901)

Who's Who in America - 1901 (Vol 2)
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