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Cdr Alexander Guthrie “Alastair” Denniston

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Name
Cdr Alexander Guthrie “Alastair” Denniston
Certificate of Service
Service
FO Civilian (RNVR Retired)
Rank
Director
Summary of Service
Bletchley Park 1939 - March 1942. Head of GCCS to February 1942. Berkeley Street March 1942 - May 1945. Deputy Director (Civil), in charge of Diplomatic and Commercial Section.
Commemorated On The Codebreakers Wall
No
University
Bonn; Paris
Billeted
Great Brickhill
Other Information
Worked for Admiralty Room 40 and Government Code and Cypher School from 1914. Head of GCCS from 1919. Appointed OBE in 1918, CBE in 1933, CMG in 1941.
Alastair Denniston 1881 - 1961
A brief biography, based on that formerly displayed in the ‘Hall of Fame’ in Bletchley Park mansion. - Attached in PDF format below.
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Alastair Denniston 1881 - 1961