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Thompson, Sir Robert Grainger Ker (1916–1992), colonial official and military adviser, was born at Malcolm Cottage, Great Stanmore, Middlesex, on 12 April 1916, the son of Canon (William) Grainger Thompson and his wife, Margaret Marion, née Ker. Educated at Marlborough College and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge...

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Wingate, Sir Ronald Evelyn Leslie, second baronet (1889–1978), imperial administrator and wartime deception planner, was born on 30 September 1889 at 18 Campden Grove, Kensington, London, the elder surviving son of Sir (Francis) Reginald Wingate, first baronet (1861–1953), army officer and colonial governor, and his wife, ...