Transcript of interview: Ronald Bailey, 1996
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During his diplomatic career, Bailey served as: Probationer Vice-Consul, Beirut [Lebanon], 1939-41; Vice-Consul, Alexandria [Egypt], 1941-45; Assistant Oriental Secretary, British Embassy, Cairo, 1945-48; 1st Secretary, Foreign Office, 1948-49; British Legation, Beirut, 1949-52 (acted as Chargé d’Affaires, 1949, 1950 and 1951); British Embassy, Washington [United States], 1952-55; Counsellor, Washington, 1955-57; Khartoum [Sudan], 1957-60 (acted as Chargé d’Affaires in each of these years); Chargé d’Affaires, Taiz [Yemen], 1960-62; Consul-General, Gothenburg [Sweden], 1963-65; Minister, British Embassy, Baghdad [Iraq], 1965-67; Ambassador to Bolivia, 1967-71; Ambassador to Morocco, 1971-75.
He was awarded the CMG in 1961.
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