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Burgess, Guy Francis de Moncy b. April 11, 1911 d. August 30, 1963 Cold War Soviet Spy. Despite being a flamboyant drunk and open, notorious homosexual, he proved to be one of the Soviet Union's best spies at the beginning of the Cold War. Born in Davenport, England, his father was an high-ranking officer in the Royal Navy, and his mother an aristocrat. His wealthy, upper middle class background gave him admittance to Eton and later, to the Royal Naval College at Dartmouth. When his homosexuality got him dismissed from Dartmouth, he moved on to Cambridge, to...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) St John the Evangelist Churchyard, West Meon, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England Plot: Family plot
White, William Allison b. October 19, 1894 d. September 13, 1974 British World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Mitcham in Surrey, while he was still a boy, the family moved North to Barrow-in-Furness. On February 22, 1910, he enlisted in the King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment. Upon his discharge from that regiment, he joined the 38th. Battalion of the Machine Gun Corps as a Staff Sergeant instructor. On June 26, 1917, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, being promoted, after the Armistice, to the rank of Captain. On September 18, 1918 at...[Read More] (Bio by: Iain MacFarlaine) St John the Evangelist Churchyard, West Meon, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England Plot: 506