SOE Butler, Ewan Beresford

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Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Butler
  • FORENAME
Ewan Beresford
  • UNIT
X (German) Section SOE
  • RANK
Captain
  • NUMBER
57922
  • AWARD
Medal of Freedom with bronze palm (US)
  • PLACE
Sweden 1943-45
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
born 7.2.1911
Euan in SOE file
educated Eton College
Cadet L/Cpl,Eton College Contingent,Junior Division,OTC 10.2.1933
Supplementary Reserve of Officers (2Lt)
correspondent,The Times and Daily Mail
commissioned 16.9.1939
Cameronians (2Lt)
Staff Officer,BEF 1940
SO1 Branch SOE January 1941
X (German) Section,Stockholm 1943-45
to Sweden 7.8.1943 (cover Assistant Military Attache,Stockholm)
aka Captain Beresford
Honorary Lieutenant Colonel 7.6.1949
emergency commission as Major 1949
author postwar
died 1974 Essex
 
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