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Eddie Myers

Edmund Charles Wolf Myers
DSO CBE
Born 1906
Died 1997
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Rank Brigadier
Unit Special Operations Executive
Royal Engineers
Battles/wars World War II
Awards

Brigadier Edmund Charles Wolf Myers CBE DSO, more commonly known as Eddie (1906–1997), was a British Army officer who fought in World War II. Myers was an officer in the Royal Engineers.

From October 1942 to early 1944, Asopos railway bridge on 21 June 1943 as part of Operation Animals. Increasingly drawn into the brewing conflict between the Communist-dominated ELAS and the royalist EDES, as well as into British designs to restore the unpopular Greek monarchy postwar, Myers was criticised by the Foreign Office for what they believed to be favourable treatment towards ELAS and he was removed from his post. He was succeeded as head of the British mission by his deputy, Chris "Monty" Woodhouse.

Being parachute-qualified, he then entered service as Commander Royal Engineers in the shrapnel. For his part in the battle, he was awarded the Dutch Bronze Lion.

In 1955, he published his memoirs from his time in occupied Greece under the title Greek Entanglement.

Sources

  • Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Charles Wolf Myers, from the Pegasus Archive
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