| Anthony Cavendish |
(spook, banker, journalist)
20 July, 1927|
|Died||12 January, 2013 (Age 85)|
|Member of||Le Cercle|
"Leading member" of Le Cercle.
Anthony Cavendish was a "former senior MI5 man" and "an old Cercle hand".
World War II
He volunteered for the British Army in 1944 and served in Secret Intelligence Middle East (SIME) where he struck up a lifelong friendship with Maurice Oldfield, a future Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Deep political connections
Anthony Cavendish was a senior figure in Le Cercle. His Telegraph obituary cited his as "a leading figure, with Julian Amery, MP, in running Le Cercle, a very private discussion group". It is unknown whether he was European chairman of the group.
- "Flamboyant intelligence officer who was a drinking partner of Kim Philby and later wrote a controversial book about working for MI6". The Times. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
- "Anthony Cavendish: Intrepid intelligence officer who fought "terrorism" in the Middle East". London: The Independent. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
- Cavendish, Anthony (1997), Inside Intelligence, HarperCollins, London.
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