Captain Bruce Bairnsfather (1888 –
Bruce Bairnsfather was born in Murree, India and was
educated at the United Services College, Westward Ho.
He initially studied to become an engineer but later
in 1914, joined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and
served in France until 1916.
He was known as a humorist and cartoonist, with black
and white sketches depicting life in the trenches which
appeared in Bystander. He also illustrated adverts for