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Churchill/DOHP contains:
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50 Transcript of interview
51 Edited memoir
52 Transcript of interview
53 Transcript of interview.
54 Memoir (in place of interview)
55 Transcript of interview
56 A Part Of All That I Have Met
57 Transcript of interview
58 Transcript of interview
59 Transcript of interview
60 Transcript of interview.
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British Diplomatic Oral History Programme

Title Transcript of interview
Reference DOHP 55
Creator Carless, Hugh Michael
Covering Dates 2002
Extent and Medium 1 file
Content and context

Hugh Carless was born 22 April 1925, the son of the late Henry Alfred Carless, CIE, and Gwendolen Pattullo; he was educated at Sherborne School, the School of Oriental Studies, London, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. In 1956 he married Rosa Maria, eldest daughter of Martino and Ada Frontini, Sao Paulo; they have two sons.

After serving in Paiforce and BAOR, 1943-47, Carless entered the Foreign (subsequently Diplomatic) Service in 1950. His career included: 3rd Secretary, Kabul [Afghanistan], 1951; 2nd Secretary, Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], 1953; Tehran [Iran], 1956; 1st Secretary, 1957; Foreign Office, 1958; Private Secretary to Minister of State, 1961; Budapest [Hungary], 1963; Civil Service Fellow, Department of Politics, Glasgow University [Strathclyde, Scotland], 1966; Counsellor and Consul-General, Luanda [Angola], 1967-70; Counsellor, Bonn [Germany], 1970-73; Head of Latin American Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1973-77; Minister and Chargé d'Affaires, Buenos Aires [Argentina], 1977-80; on secondment to Northern Engineering Industries International Limited, 1980-82; Ambassador to Venezuela, 1982-85.

He was awarded the CMG in 1976.

Further information

Online version available at https://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/media/uploads/files/Carless.pdf

Index Terms
Afghanistan
Angola
Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Falklands War (1982)
Hungary
Iran
Carless, Hugh Michael (b 1925) diplomat
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