|Sir Sidney Clive|
|Born||16 July 1874|
|Died||7 October 1959 (aged 85)|
|Years of service||1893 - 1934|
Second Boer War
First World War
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Distinguished Service Order
Born the son of General Edward Clive and Isabel Webb and educated at Harrow School and the Royal Military College Sandhurst, Clive was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards in 1893. He took part in the Nile expedition in 1898 and fought in the Second Boer War. He attended Staff College, Camberley in 1903 and became a General Staff Officer at the War Office in 1905.
After the War he was appointed Military Governor of Cologne in Germany in 1919 and Commander of the 1st Infantry Brigade at Aldershot in 1920. He was appointed British Military Representative to the Armaments Commission of the League of Nations in Geneva in 1921 and became Military attaché in Paris in 1924. He was appointed Director of Personal Services at the War Office in 1928 and Military Secretary in 1930. He retired in 1934.
In 1901 Clive married Madeline Buxton and they went on to have three sons and two daughters.
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