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Mackworth, John

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(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



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