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Born

Kilpatrick, Scotland

5 March 1915

Description

Red hair, brown eyes; height 5’ 10”, slim and wiry. Great white scar running from head down to eyebrow.


Education

Kilpatrick Secondary

1926-1932

Parents

Mother: Mary


Father: Iain; died in pit disaster 1931

1885


1884-1931

Coal miner 1893-1914

Police service

Joined Glasgow Constabulary

Promoted Sergeant

Promoted Detective Sergeant

1932

1936

1939

Army career

Sergeant, Scots Guards

1939

1942 North Africa campaign; wounded at Tobruk


Captain, Special Operations Executive

1944 parachured into occupied France to lead resistance group


Betrayed to Gestapo; Dachau concentration camp

1944-April 1945


Hospitals & psychiatry England

May-December 1945

Post War

Private Detective, London

1945-