London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
Wing Commander Yeo-Thomas
'The White Rabbit'
Erected 2010 by English Heritage.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 51° 31.362′ N, 0° 7.374′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Guilford Street just west of Grenville Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Camden, England WC1N 3BB, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir James Matthew Barrie (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Friend at Hand (about 120 meters away); Sir Thomas Lawrence (about 150 meters away); Roger Fry (about 150 meters away); The Queens Larder (about 150 meters away); Horizon Magazine (about 180 meters away); Welcome to Brunswick Square Gardens Sir John Barbirolli C.H. (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
More about this marker. Note that although English Heritage lists the plaque's location as being on Queen Square, that is only the postal address for the building - the plaque itself is on Guilford Street.
Also see . . .
1. Yeo-Thomas, F.F.E. (English Heritage). (Submitted on April 15, 2018.)
2. F. F. E. Yeo-Thomas (Wikipedia). "Wing Commander Forest Frederick Edward "Tommy" Yeo-Thomas GC, MC & Bar (17 June 1902 – 26 February 1964) was a British Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent in the Second World War. Codenamed "SEAHORSE" and "SHELLEY" in the SOE, Yeo-Thomas was known by the Gestapo as "The White Rabbit". His particular sphere of operations was Occupied and Vichy France." (Submitted on April 15, 2018.)
3. Historian reveals the Second World War hero who inspired the creation of James Bond (Telegraph, 2012. "One of Britain’s greatest spies of the Second World War, a secret agent who went by the code name White Rabbit, has been identified as the inspiration behind Ian Fleming’s James Bond." (Submitted on April 15, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.