SIS Strachey, Oliver

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Strachey
  • FORENAME
Oliver
  • UNIT
MI5
  • RANK
Civilian
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  • PLACE
1943
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 3.11.1874 Stowey House,Clapham Common,Surrey
son of Sir Richard and Jane Maria (Grant) Strachey
educated Eton College
educated Balliol College,Oxford (1 term) 1893
MI1 in WW1 (cryptographer)
GCCS,Bletchley Park between wars (cryptographer)
GCCS,Bletchley Park (Head of ISOS Section) 1940-41
Chief Crytographer,Examination Unit,Ottawa,Canada December 1941
GCCS,Bletchley Park September 1942
married Ruby Julia Mayer 21.1.1901 (1881-1959) (divorced 1908) (2 children Julia and Rupert)
married Rachel Pearson Conn Costelloe 31.5.1911 (1887-1940) (2 children Barbara and Christopher)
died 14.5.1960 Ealing,Middlesex (28 Kenilworth Road)
 
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