Bletchley Park codebreaker to receive MBE

Codebreaker Raymond Roberts will receive an MBE today for his services to the WWII decryption centre and codebreaking.

One of the court founder members of the Testery section at Bletchley, he was tasked with breaking the German High Command's Tunny code.

Captain Raymond Roberts, a Second World War codebreaker who will receive an MBE Credit: Bletchley Park Trust/PA Wire

The decryptions are credited to helping shorten the war by at least two years.

Captain Roberts worked at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, until the end of the war, he is now the last survivor of the nine cryptanalysts who worked on Tunny.

Raymond "Jerry" Roberts receives and MBE Credit: Bletchley Park Trust/PA Wire

He has spent the last four years campaigning for acknowledgement of his colleagues.

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