Ormond Uren
John Robertson

Ormond Uren

Ormond Leyton Uren
born 1919 Boulder,Western Australia
son of Albert Rudolph and Myrtle (nee Bunting) Uren
family resided Edinburgh and Canada
educated George Watson's Academy,Edinburgh
sent to Hungary to study languages 1936
graduated Edinburgh University (M.A.)
commissioned 25.5.1940 from OCTU
Second Lieutenant (132504) Highland Light Infantry
SOE (Hungary Section) 1942
joined Communist Party
arrested 1943 and charged with espionage
served 5 of 7 year sentence (released 1947)
interpreter and academic postwar including work at Birkbeck College
moved to Highgate,London
married Rose Goldblum 1949 (died 2005) (2 sons Laurent and Francois)
died 2015
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