Richard Jebb

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For the British classical scholar and politician, see Richard Claverhouse Jebb.
Richard Jebb

Richard Jebb (1874–25 June 1953) was an English journalist and author in the field of Empire and colonial nationalism. He was the nephew of the classical scholar and politician, Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb. He went to school at Marlborough College followed by New College, Oxford.

During the First World War, Jebb was a captain in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, spending most of the war in England, serving as an instructor.

Of Jebb's sisters, Louisa Wilkins established the forerunner of the Women's Land Army during the first world war, and Eglantyne Jebb and Dorothy Buxton co-founded the children's international development agency Save the Children.


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