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Fermor, Sir Patrick Michael [Paddy] Leigh (1915–2011), special operations officer and author

John Ure.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Special and Elite Forces; Education; History; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Literature; Biographical Studies. 2112 words.

Fermor, Sir Patrick Michael [Paddy] Leigh (1915–2011), special operations officer and author, was born on 11 February 1915 at 20 Endsleigh Gardens, Bloomsbury, London, the younger child and...

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Millar, George Reid (1910–2005), special operations officer, author, and farmer

M. R. D. Foot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Special and Elite Forces; Agriculture and Farming; Literature. 1079 words.

Millar, George Reid (1910–2005), special operations officer, author, and farmer, was born on 19 September 1910 at Boghall, Baldernock, Stirlingshire, the younger son (there was no daughter)...

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Thompson, (William) Frank (1920–1944), poet and special operations officer

Roderick Bailey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Military History; Special and Elite Forces. 1157 words.

Thompson, (William) Frank (1920–1944), poet and special operations officer, was born at Darjeeling, India, on 17 August 1920, the elder son of Edward John Thompson (1886–1946), poet,...

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