SIS Stephens, Robin William George

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John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Stephens
  • FORENAME
Robin William George
  • UNIT
MI5 (B Division)
  • RANK
Lieutenant Colonel
  • NUMBER
157471
  • AWARD
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
  • PLACE
WW2
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Intelligence Corps
born 23.6.1900 Alexandria,Egypt
son of William Henry Stephens
educated Lycee Francais,Egypt
to UK 1912
graduated Dulwich College 1913-18
RMA Woolwich
Quetta Cadet College,India
Indian Army 1919-23
2 Gurkha Rifles
39 Garhwal Rifles 1922-25 (Lt - Captain)
Mention in Despatches for Mahbar Rebellion
resigned commission 10.7.1931
attached Indian Political Service
Commandant,Muscat State Forces
magistrate and Assist Judge Advocate General (JAG Department) (5 years)
Adjutant to British Red Cross Expedition to Ethiopia 1930s
MI5 9.9.1939 (Captain)
Section B1e
Chief Intelligence Officer/Commandant Camp O20 (Latchmere House,London) 23.6.1940 - July 1945
OC Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Camp (CSDIC),Bad Nenndorf,Germany 1945
Commander,Port and Travel Control Group (MI5) 1954-60 (retired 1960)
married Phyllis Gwendolen (nee Townshend) Fletcher (widow) 21.5.1927 (1899-1968) (divorced 1933)
married Joan Geraldine Pearson Dowling (1919-92) (possibly never legally married)
died before 1990
 
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