Sydney Horler





Sydney Horler


Born
in Leytonstone, The United Kingdom
July 18, 1888

Died
October 27, 1954

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Born in Leytonstone, Essex, Sydney Horler was educated at Redcliffe and Colston Schools in Bristol.

His family wanted him to become a teacher and, very briefly until a fall out with his headmaster, he did fulfil their wishes. But, at age 17, he became a reporter with the Western Daily Press in Bristol, a job he retained until 1911. He left in that year to become a special writer on the staff of Edward Hulton & Co in Manchester.

He later moved to London to work for the Daily Mail and Daily Citizen and he also worked in the Propaganda Section of Air Intelligence towards the end of World War I. When the war ended he joined the editorial staff of George Newnes as a sub-editor on John o' London's weekly. He left the job in 1919. It was while a
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Danger's Bright Eyes

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“Give a man time enough and he generally finds something absurd to say - at least, that's my experience.”
Sydney Horler, The Traitor

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