Catalogue description Guy Francis De Moncy BURGESS, aliases Roger STYLES, Jim Andreyevich ELIOT: British....

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Details of KV 2/4113
Reference: KV 2/4113
Description:

Guy Francis De Moncy BURGESS, aliases Roger STYLES, Jim Andreyevich ELIOT: British. BURGESS disappeared from London in May 1951 with Donald MACLEAN and later reappeared in Moscow. He was assessed as having been a Soviet agent since the 1930s. This file contains papers dealing with BURGESS' background, including interviews with a number of his acquaintances, and correspondence to and from him after his defection to Moscow

Note: Serial 640c: note to BURGESS in Moscow from Royal National Lifeboat Institution saying: 'We do not accept money from traitors'. Serial 648a: letter from BURGESS to his mother describing his life in the USSR
Date: 1956 Feb 28 - 1956 Mar 16
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: PF 604529 VOL 13
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Open on Transfer
Record opening date: 23 October 2015
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