Myles Layman Farr Elliott was a barrister and colonial administrator.
After Malvern he went up to Cambridge University read Law and Arabic.
During the First World War he was commissioned into the Gloucesters and saw service at Gallipoli and in Mesopotamia.
In 1930, he was appointed Solicitor General to Palestine, which was then a British Mandated Territory. He was assassinated outside the King David Hotel in 1933 and is buried in the Jerusalem Protestant Cemetery.
He married Nina and had two sons: Neil (1920-2003) and Denholm, the well-known actor who also went to Malvern.
He was initiated in the Oxford & Midlands Bar Lodge No 2716 in London.