Transcript of interview: Ethel Cox, 2016
Scope and Contents
Mrs Cox's reminiscences, particularly on investigations into the leakage of information from the Embassy to German intelligence, partly by Elyesa Bazna ['Cicero'], the valet of Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen, the British Ambassador to Turkey.
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Biographical / Historical
Ethel Cox, née Simes, was born in Smyrna [later Izmir, Turkey] in September 1912. When she was 17, in February 1940, she went to work for the British Embassy in Ankara as a shorthand typist, and served there until her husband was posted to Egypt in June 1943.
Mrs Cox died on 16 December 2016.
Language of Materials
Cox, Ethel, 1912-2016, shorthand typist
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