Sir Clive Rose, British diplomat, Died at 97

Sir Clive Martin Rose was born on September 15, 1921, and died on April 2019.

He was a British diplomat.

Alfred Rose his father was a former Bishop of Dover and his mother was Lois Juliet.

Rose received his education at Marlborough College and Christ Church, Oxford.

Clive Rose married Elisabeth Mackenzie, in 1946, daughter of Reverend Cyril Lewis, Gilston; they had two sons and three daughters.

During 1942, Rose was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Rifle Brigade.

During his commission, Rose served in Europe (from 1944 to 1945), India (in 1945) and Iraq (from 1945 to 46).

In 1982, he resigned, and resided in the medieval West Suffolk town of Lavenham.

During his retirement, rose became a member for the scholarly network.

Rose composed a few books about his genealogical history, including: Alice Owen: The Life, Marriages and Times of a Tudor Lady.

He was instrumental in beginning the half-yearly Lavenham Literary Festival.

Sir Clive Rose passed away at 97 years old.