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Cecil John Charles Street, MC, OBE (1884 – 8 December 1964; widely reported as January 1965 due to a very late obituary), who was known to his colleagues, family and friends as John Street, began his military career as an artillery officer in the British army. During the course of World War I, he became a propagandist for MI7, in which role he held the rank of Major.<ref>Director 'M.I.7(b)(1)' from April – November 1918</ref> After the armistice, he alternated between Dublin and London during the Irish War of Independence as Information Officer for Dublin Castle, working closely with Lionel Curtis.<ref>The Administration of Ireland, 1920 Reprint, 2001 by Athol Books. Introduction by Dr. Pat Walsh p5</ref> He later earned his living as a prolific writer of detective novels.


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Cecil John Charles Street, MC, OBE (1884 – 8 December 1964; widely reported as January 1965 due to a very late obituary), who was known to his colleagues, family and friends as John Street, began his military career as an artillery officer in the British army. During the course of World War I, he became a propagandist for MI7, in which role he held the rank of Major.<ref>Director 'M.I.7(b)(1)' from April – November 1918</ref> After the armistice, he alternated between Dublin and London during the Irish War of Independence as Information Officer for Dublin Castle, working closely with Lionel Curtis.<ref>The Administration of Ireland, 1920 Reprint, 2001 by Athol Books. Introduction by Dr. Pat Walsh p5</ref> He later earned his living as a prolific writer of detective novels.


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