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Anderson, Sir Robert (1841–1918)  

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Sir Robert Anderson (1841–1918) by James Russell & Sons © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Anderson, Sir Robert (1841–1918), spymaster, detective chief, and author  

Bernard Porter

Anderson, Sir Robert (1841–1918), spymaster, detective chief, and author, was born on 29 May 1841 in Mountjoy Square, Dublin, the third son of Matthew Anderson (1804–1888), crown solicitor, Dublin, and his wife, Mary née Lee. The second son, Sir Samuel Lee Anderson (...

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Blake [née Behar], George [also known as Giorgi Ivanovich Bekhter] (1922–2020)  

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George Blake (1922–2020), by unknown photographer, 1966

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Blake [née Behar], George [also known as Giorgi Ivanovich Bekhter] (1922–2020), intelligence officer and spy  

Richard Norton-Taylor

Blake [née Behar], George [also known as Giorgi Ivanovich Bekhter] (1922–2020), intelligence officer and spy, was born on 11 November 1922 in Rotterdam, the only son and second of three children of Albert William Behar (1889–1936), a Turkish-born Sephardic Jew and naturalized Briton, and his wife, ...

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Clark, Sir Robert Anthony [Bob] (1924–2013), special operations officer, solicitor, and businessman  

Roderick Bailey

Clark, Sir Robert Anthony [Bob] (1924–2013), special operations officer, solicitor, and businessman, was born at 29 Chandos Road, East Finchley, London, on 6 January 1924, the younger son of John Anthony (Jack) Clark, mechanical engineer, and his wife, Gladys Evelyn Mary, née Dyer (1891–1970)...

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Melville, William (1850–1918), police officer and intelligence officer  

Michael Hassett

Melville, William (1850–1918), police officer and intelligence officer, was born in Sneem, co. Kerry, Ireland, on 25 April 1850, the eldest of three sons of James Melville, tenant farmer, and his wife, Catherine, née O'Connor. After attending the local Christian Brothers' school until the age of fifteen he worked for his father, who was then a baker and publican in ...

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Montagu, Ewen Edward Samuel (1901–1985), judge and intelligence officer  

M. R. D. Foot

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Montagu, Ewen Edward Samuel (1901–1985), judge and intelligence officer, was born on 29 March 1901 in Kensington, the second of the three sons (there was also a younger daughter) of Louis Samuel Montagu (1869–1927), banker, who succeeded his father, Samuel Montagu (1832–1911), founder of the family firm, as ...

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Petrie, Sir David (1879–1961), police officer in India and head of the security service  

Jason Tomes

Petrie, Sir David (1879–1961), police officer in India and head of the security service, was born on 9 September 1879 at Inveravon, Banffshire, the second surviving son of Thomas Petrie, master millwright, and his wife, Jane Allan. After taking an MA degree at ...

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Sillitoe, Sir Percy Joseph (1888–1962)  

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Sillitoe, Sir Percy Joseph (1888–1962), police officer and intelligence officer  

Anthony Simkins

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Sillitoe, Sir Percy Joseph (1888–1962), police officer and intelligence officer, was born at Tulse Hill, London, on 22 May 1888, the second son and second child of Joseph Henry Sillitoe, average adjuster, and his wife, Bertha Leontine Smith. There was also a younger sister. The family suffered from the improvidence of ...

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Winn, Sir (Charles) Rodger Noel (1903–1972), judge and intelligence officer  

Patrick Beesly

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Winn, Sir (Charles) Rodger Noel (1903–1972), judge and intelligence officer, was born on 22 December 1903 in Barnt Green, Worcestershire, the elder son and elder child of Ernest Burton Winn (1873–1956), manufacturer, and his wife, Joan Bristow, née Rodgers (1878–1954), who was later divorced and married ...