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Holt, Sir Vyvyanlocked

KBE, 1956; CMG 1939; MVO 1933

Born 25 Jan. 1896; s of Arthur Ernest Holt and Theresa Perkins; unmarried; died 29 July 1960


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Served with 9th Bn Middlesex Regiment, Indian Signals and North-West Frontier Intelligence Corps, 1914–18; Iraq Political Service, 1919; ADC to High Comr, 1922; Private Sec., 1924; Oriental Sec., 1926; Oriental Counsellor, British Embassy, Teheran, 1946; apptd Minister to Korea, 1949; interned in North Korea, 1950; released, 1953. Minister at San Salvador, 1954–56; retired from Foreign Service, 1956. Attached to suite of late King Feisal during his state visit to London, 1933 (MVO, Rafidain Order 3rd Class)




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