SOE Watney, Cyril Arthur

Secret War in Italy
By William Fowler

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Watney

  • FORENAME
Cyril Arthur

  • UNIT
F Section SOE

  • RANK
Captain

  • NUMBER

  • AWARD
Military Cross

  • PLACE
France 1944

  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
British
born 29.9.1922 Calais,France
moved to Nottingham early 1930's
educated Oxford University
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
commissioned Middlesex Regiment 1943
SOE F Section
codename Eustache
Footman Circuit (w/t operator)
demobilised 1945
interpreter for NATO
interpreter for Whitbread Brewers,Belgium
interpreter for the Canadian Government,Canada
co-owner The Bookworm bookshop,Hertford
stepson and stepdaughter from first marriage
married (2nd) Peggy Vaughan (2 stepsons)
died 23.1.2009
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