28 April 2003 releases

1939-46 Special Operations Executive: Personnel files; Edwin Hardy Amies

Document reference: HS 9 29/2

Personnel file on the Queen's former dressmaker, describing his "precious appearance and manner", but also saying that he is doing an efficient job. It details Amies' career within the SOE from 1941 to 1945 and contains performance reports from his superiors. Amies rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel before leaving the SOE.