He was Co-Ordinating Officer of the Inter Allied Reparation Agency in Brussels from 1946 to 1949, a counsellor of OEEC from 1949 to 1951, and a senior official with UNESCO from 1951 until his death shortly after an operation in Paris in 1953.
He was given another army commission in 1940, serving in the War Office again and then being transferred to the Intelligence Corps (being promoted to his final rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the latter in 1942).
After the war he joined the staff of the International League of Red Cross Societies, rising to Under-Secretary General in 1927 and marrying Zita Gordon in 1937 (they had only one child, a daughter).
More DetailsHide DetailsHe travelled far and wide for the organisation, organising international Red Cross conferences and giving lectures and broadcasts for them, but resigned from the organisation on the outbreak of the Second World War.
On the outbreak of the First World War he became an officer in the 6th Battalion, The King's Shropshire Light Infantry, but left active service after being wounded in 1915.
More DetailsHide DetailsHe spent the rest of the war with the War Office (1916–17) and British Military Mission in Paris (1917–19).
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