Mary Alison MISKE-GERSTENBERGER, alias WALTERS, Mary ALLISON, Baroness Mary Alison...

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Details of KV 2/3324
Reference: KV 2/3324

Mary Alison MISKE-GERSTENBERGER, alias WALTERS, Mary ALLISON, Baroness Mary Alison MISKE, 'Miss May': British, German, Hungarian. The British-born wife of a Hungarian Consul, Mary MISKE-GERSTENBERGER was an SOE agent in Hungary in the Second World War. Detected and imprisoned in Hungary, she was exchanged in 1943 for Eugene WIESER who had been interned in Britain. In 1947 she returned to Hungary to settle her husband's estate and disappeared into a Soviet prison camp until 1955, an account of which she and Jerrard TICKELL published in 1958

Date: 1943 May 14 - 1958 Nov 02
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: PF 115417
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Retained Until 2010
Record opening date: 26 August 2010

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