Robert Dougall Liddle Scotland

Biography of Robert Dougall Liddle

Lance Corporal Robert Dougall Liddle of the Intelligence Corps was born in Stirling in 1913. He studied French and German at the University and graduated MA (Hons) in 1935. Following graduation, he became a schoolteacher.

Liddle enlisted in the Corps of Military Police on 2 August 1940 and later transfered to the Intelligence Corps. After training he was posted to 135 Field Security Section at Leith. The section had been formed at Mytchett in late 1939 and remained at Leith for the duration of the war.

Liddle drowned during an accident at sea, while on duty, on 18 November 1940.

[Additional information supplied by Mr John Condon and the Intelligence Corps Archives]


Robert Dougall Liddle
Born 26 August 1913, Stirling, Scotland.
Died 18 November 1940.
GU Degree: MA, 1935;
University Link: Graduate
Father's Details: George Liddle
War Service: Lance-Corporal, Intelligence Corps
Grave / Memorial: Stirling (Snowdon) Cemetery, Scotland
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 7th Apr 2008

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