• Short Summary

    LABOUR'S MINISTER FOR DISARMAMENT, NAMED LAST FRIDAY (23RD), IN MR. ALUN ARTHUR GWYNNE-JONES. 44 YEARS?

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    LABOUR'S MINISTER FOR DISARMAMENT, NAMED LAST FRIDAY (23RD), IN MR. ALUN ARTHUR GWYNNE-JONES. 44 YEARS OLD, HE IS RUSSIAN SPEAKING JOURNALIST WHO SPECIALISES IN SOVIET AFFAIRS AND DEFENCE POLICY. HE IS TO BECOME A LIFE PEER. HIS SALARY WILL BE GBP3,750.

    MR. GWYNNE-JONES, BORN IN SOUTH WALES, HAD A VARIED AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER WITH THE ARMED FORCES BEFORE BECOMING A JOURNALIST. HE JOINED THE REGULAR ARMY IN 1939 AND LATER ATTAINED THE RANK OF LIEUTENANT-COLONEL.

    FIRST CAME A COMMISSION IN THE SOUTH WALES BORDERERS, THEN SERVICE IN BURMA AND INDIA DURING THE WAR. HE WON THE M.C. (MILITARY CROSS( IN MALAYA IN THE EMERGENCY WHICH FOLLOWED THE WAR. AND HE HELD INTELLIGENCE APPOINTMENTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, PARIS AND WITH THE RHINE ARMY.

    HE BECAME DEFENCE AND MILITARY CORRESPONDENTS OF "THE TIMES" IN 1961.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAZQHMCSDQEP7D2R5FI10YNE39
    Media URN:
    VLVAZQHMCSDQEP7D2R5FI10YNE39
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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