Henry Diacono was of Maltese parentage but born in Algiers. He was educated at Notre Dame de l'Afrique and Ecole Superieure de Commerce d'Alger. He entered the U.K. in 1942 and enlisted in the 17 Bn Royal Fusiliers.
After being drafted by SOE he became a wireless operator with the French Section. He was parachuted into occupied France in February 1944 and worked for Armand/Spiritualist's circuits. He maintained contact with London for eight months.
Postwar be became a shipping agent in Algiers. In 1952 be was mplyed by a firm of carpet importers in Paris.
In 1963 he retired to Sorges, Perigord, France.
A lengthy interview with him can be watched on Home - legasee.
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