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Anderson, Sir Robert (1841–1918), spymaster, detective chief, and author, was born on 29 May 1841 in Mountjoy Square, Dublin, the son of Matthew Anderson (1804–1888), crown solicitor, Dublin, and his wife, Mary. He himself described his more distant forebears as 'among the Scotch colonists who made ...

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Clutterbuck, Richard Lewis (1917–1998), army officer and counter-insurgency and anti-terrorism expert, was born on 22 November 1917, 'fourteen days after the Communist Revolution in Russia' (Clutterbuck, 3), at 30 West Park, Eltham, London, the son of Major Lewis St John Rawlinson Clutterbuck...

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Hall, Sir (William) Reginald (1870–1943), naval officer and intelligence officer, was born at The Close, Salisbury, on 28 June 1870, the second child and elder son of Lieutenant William Henry Hall RN of Ross, Herefordshire, and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth, daughter of the ...

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Hastings, Sir Stephen Lewis Edmonstone (1921–2005), politician, was born on 4 May 1921, at 13 Washington House, Basil Street, Knightsbridge, London, the only son of Major Lewis Aloysius Macdonald Hastings (1880–1966) and his wife, Meriel Eda St John (1888–1971), daughter of Neil Edmonstone...

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Lawrence, Thomas Edward [known as Lawrence of Arabia] (1888–1935), intelligence officer and author, was born on 16 August 1888 at Woodlands, Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire, the second of the five sons of Thomas Robert Tighe Chapman (1846–1919), an Anglo-Irish landowner, and his mistress, Sarah Junner (1861–1959)...

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Lockhart, John Macgregor Bruce (1914–1995), intelligence officer, was born in Rugby on 9 May 1914, the oldest of four sons of John Harold Bruce Lockhart (1889–1956), a master at Rugby School, and subsequently headmaster of Sedbergh School, and his wife, Mona (1894–1980), one of two daughters of ...

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Masterman, Sir John Cecil (1891–1977), college head and intelligence officer, was born on 12 January 1891 at Crescent Lodge, Kingston upon Thames, the younger of the two children, both sons, of Commander (later Captain) John Masterman RN (1847–1916) and his wife, Edith Margaret Hughes (1860–1946)...

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Menzies, Sir Stewart Graham (1890–1968), intelligence officer, was born at 46 Upper Grosvenor Street, London, on 30 January 1890, the second son of John Graham Menzies (1861–1911) and his wife, Susannah West Wilson (1865–1943), daughter of Arthur Wilson, of Tranby Croft. Following the death of ...

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Vivian, Valentine Patrick Terrell (1886–1969), intelligence officer, was born in Kensington on 17 March 1886, one of four sons and five daughters of (Thomas) Comley Vivian, a portrait painter of 80 Warwick Gardens, and his wife, Elizabeth Baly Farquhar (b. 1846). Comley Vivian...

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Witherington [married name Cornioley], (Cecile) Pearl (1914–2008), special operations officer, was born in Paris on 24 June 1914, the eldest of the four daughters of Wallace Seckham Witherington (1879–1932), the last surviving male member of an old Northumbrian fighting family, and his wife, ...