Douglas Pielou

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Douglas Percival Pielou (17 October 1887 – 9 January 1927)[1] was a British soldier who was disabled from injuries received in the First World War and went on to become a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP).

Pielou was born in Glasgow in 1887, the son an excise officer. During the war, he was Regimental Sergeant-Major (RSM) of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, and was severely wounded at the Battle of Loos in 1915.

He was elected at the 1922 general election as MP for the Stourbridge division of Worcestershire, defeating the sitting Liberal MP John William Wilson. Pielou was re-elected in 1923 and 1924,[2] and died in office in 1927, aged 39.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "S" (part 5)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Archived from the original on 10 August 2009. Retrieved 11 May 2009.
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 503. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Wilson
Member of Parliament for Stourbridge
19221927
Succeeded by
Wilfred Wellock