Harold Vincent Tiffen

Key Information

Name: Harold Vincent Tiffen

DoB:  November 10 1894

Regt: Lancashire Fusiliers
DoD: Missing in Action November  20 1917
Academic Career: CGS 1905-10
Other: son of James Tiffen, 300 Warwick Road
Biographical Information

  • Harold was the elder son of James and Catherine née Findley. He had a younger brother and sister. On his mother’s side the family came from Scotland and after the death of his maternal grandfather his grandmother had carried on running the family coach business. The Tiffen side were Cumbrian for generations, his paternal grandfather had run a boot and clog business in the middle of Carlisle for many years and after his death his widow too, carried on the business, employing five men. His father James was a draper on Scotch Street and Warwick Road.