Eric A. Sykes

Feb 5, 1883 – May 12, 1945

work with William E. Fairbairn

  • 1907 arrived in Shanghai
  • 1919 met Fairbairn
  • 1923 worked for Remington and Colt as rep to China & Japan Trading Co
  • 1926 worked for Shanghai Municipal Police
  • 1937 Head of SMP Snipers
  • 1939 joined the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS – MI6)
  • 1940 resigned from the Shanghai Municipal Police and returned to Britain
  • 1942 Shooting to Live, published
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