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Humphrey Nicholls Clegg (1882–1952)

Lt.-Col. Humphrey Clegg, 69, secretary of the Big Brother movement in Britain, was found dead on the sands at Margate, Kent, yesterday.

The Big Brother movement helps British youths to emigrate to the Dominions.

Col. Clegg lived in London, and had his headquarters at Australia House.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • inquest, Sunday Times (Perth), 24 February 1952, p 24s

Citation details

'Clegg, Humphrey Nicholls (1882–1952)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


July, 1882
Anglesea, Caernarfonshire, Wales


20 February, 1952 (aged 69)
Margate, Kent, England

Cause of Death


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