Sunday, January 20, 2013

Where is James Bond from?

Where is James Bond From?

James Bond, British secret service
This was the Ian Fleming's vision of James Bond.

James Bond, CMG, RNVR, is the son of a Scottish father, Andrew Bond, and a Swiss mother, Monique Delacroix, of the Canton de Vaud (the third largest of the Swiss cantons by size and fourth by population, capital Lausanne). His birthdate is either November 11, 1920, or November 11, 1921. His father, Andrew, was a Vickers armaments employee, and James travelled with his father as a child, learning French and German. Both of his parents died when he was age 11 from a mountain climbing accident in Switzerland.

James Bond, British secret service George Lazenby
James Bond, in the person of George Lazenby, in a custom-made ruffled-front shirt by Frank Foster (Costume Designer) in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (1969).

After his parents' death, James Bond lived with his aunt, Charmian Bond, in Pett Bottom, a small settlement about five miles (8 km) south of Canterbury, Kent, England (southern England). It is near the extreme southwest of England. He attended Eton College, but was expelled for seducing a maid. After that, he attended Fettes College in Scotland, then the University of Geneva, where he learned to ski in Kitzbühel.

James Bond joined the Ministry of Defence in 1941, becoming a lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves, rising to the rank of commander. After the war, he applied to M for a position in the British Secret Service. The rises to the rank of 00 agent. He was briefly married to Teresa "Tracy" di Vicenzo. He has a flat off the King's Road in Chelsea, looked after by his Scottish housekeeper, May.


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