Major Clement ‘Clem’ Bertrand Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford was born on 14 December 1876 as the second of the nine children of Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, first Baron Redesdale and Lady Clementina Ogilvy. Having been educated at Eton and Cambridge, he joined the 10th Hussars in November 1899. He fought and was severely wounded in the Second Boer War and was awarded the Queen’s Medal with four clasps. He was promoted Major in 1912. He was one of the regiment’s few married officers. His wife, Lady Helen Ogilvy, whom he had married in 1909, was the sister of his fellow officer, David, 7th Earl of Airlie. (1876-1915).
Description: Major Clement ‘Clem’ Bertrand Ogilvy Mitford (1876-1915) of the 10th Royal Hussars
Date: 18 May 1915
Source: Dundee Evening Telegraph