Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

McNeile, (Herman) Cyril [pseud. Sapper]locked

  • Jonathon Green


McNeile, (Herman) Cyril [pseud. Sapper] (1888–1937), writer, was born at Higher Bore Street, Bodmin, Cornwall, on 28 September 1888, the son of Captain Malcolm McNeile RN, later governor of the royal naval prison, Lewes, and his wife, Christiana Mary, née Sloggett. He was educated at ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]