SOE Rodriguez-Redington, Ferdinand

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Rodriguez-Redington
  • FORENAME
Ferdinand
  • UNIT
RF Section
  • RANK
Sergeant
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Distinguished Conduct Medal,etc
  • PLACE
France 1942-43
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Intelligence Corps
born 31.5.1915 Bladon,Oxfordshire
Spanish father,English mother
accountant,France in civilian life
French Army 1939-40
British Army 1941
Field Intelligence,Egypt 1941
SOE 1942-45
codename Magpie
Alliance Circuit (w/t op)
arrested September 1943
prisoner until liberated January 1945
married Monique Bontinck (codename Hermine) June 1945
French decorations:-
Legion d'Honneur,Croix de Guerre,Medaille de la Resistance
author of memoir "L'Escalier sans Retour" 1984
died 22.1.1999 Paris
 
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colinc

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I don't see the SIS here, 'Pie', was sent by my father as 'pianist' to my God-mother's network, ALLIANCE, and was never in SOE. As far as I know he was the only intelligence agent to be exchanged for an Abweher agent during the war
 
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