Neil McLean

Politician

1918 – 1986

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Who was Neil McLean?

Lieutenant-Colonel Neil Loudon Desmond McLean DSO, known as Billy McLean, was a British Army intelligence officer and politician who led a celebrated Special Operations Executive operation in Albania during the Second World War, and later attempted to overthrow Communism in the country. He served as a Unionist Member of Parliament for Inverness.

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Born
Nov 28, 1918
London
Also known as
  • Billy McLean
  • Neil Loudon Desmond McLean
  • Neil Loudon Desmond McLean DSO
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Neil Loudon Desmond McLean DSO
  • Billy
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
  • Eton College
Died
Nov 17, 1986
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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