Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1887-1939) UK soldier and author of The Menace of the Terribore (1936; vt The Raid of the Terribore: A Modern Adventure Story 1937), a Near Future adventure for boys in which an international criminal takes advantage of several Inventions, including a submarine capable of boring through the earth, to flummox British forces. [JC]
Lieutenant-Colonel John Dolben Mackworth
born Newport, Monmouthshire: 20 June 1887
died Kintbury, Berkshire: 5 September 1939
- The Menace of the Terribore: A Modern Adventure Story (London: George G Harrap and Co, 1936) [illus/Thomas Somerfield: hb/Reginald Mills]
- The Raid of the Terribore: A Modern Adventure Story (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J B Lippincott Company, 1937) [vt of the above: illus/Thomas Somerfield: hb/Reginald Mills]
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