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BirthMale; 17 May 1891; Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire UK
Death4Q1970, age 79; Chichester, Sussex UK
Occupation1911: Civil servant in the General Post Office (GPO)
1916: British Army
1927: British intelligence service
Military1916: 46038 Worcestershire Regiment
1919: Mentioned in Despatches
Residence1901: Sunnyside, West Street, Carshalton, Surrey
1951: 5b Nevern Road, Earls Court, London
1970: Chichester, Sussex, UK
Father
Mother
Web Page Bloody Sunday, intelligence

Spouse:

1        Married, 1925
Name
BirthFemale
DeathDeceased, age not recorded
ResidenceUK
Marriage 3Q1925, Kensington, London
Child (1):James F J 'Kim' BODDINGTON (1926 - )

Notes for Major Horace Frank BODDINGTON OBE

Horace Boddington had a distinguished career in the British army, serving in France during WWI, followed by Ireland, and moving into British Intelligence also in Ireland. He was awarded the honorary office of Major on his retirement.

He is said to have 'liberated' the clock from behind Adolf Hitler's desk in the Chancellery, Berlin, while escorting Winston Churchill on 26th July 1945.

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331.  Website, 23/05/2019, Bloody Sunday

Person record last updated: 1 Feb 2023

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