Ronald Seth

Ronald Seth (1911-1985) went to school in Ely. After studying atCambridge,he went toTallin University,Estonia, where he held the English Language chair and was awarded an honorary Ph.D in 1939. When war broke out, he helped found the BBC Monitoring Service and was then seconded to Special Operations Executive. He was assigned the task of working covertly inEstonia to organise resistance against the Nazis. Betrayed and captured, he endured solitary confinement for almost two years but, during...See more