A friend of ML's who he met a the Braeside School. He used to play golf with Thompson during his teenage years. Born in 1909. His father John was a Salt Proprietor and his mother's name was Florence Margaret. Bruce had another sibling Thora aged 4 in 1911. They lived at 11 Mostyn Avenue, West Kirby in 1911. He played in the 1933, 135 and 1939 British Golf Championships.