Depot Commando Middle East

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ADAMSON, Alexander Naismith

Lance Corporal
ME Commando Depot
52ME Commando
Black Watch
Lance Corporal Alexander Adamson, Depot Middle East Commando, was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations in Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war. Post war member of the Commando Association from Glasgow.
 
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/27, WO417/96
[2] Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.

ADAMSON, Ronald H.

Private
ME Commando Depot
Black Watch
Private Ronald Adamson was reported missing on 2nd June 1941 during operations in Crete. Later found to have been captured and transported to Stalag 3D in Germany.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/27.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.

BROWN, Jack

Trooper
Middle East Commando
'Layforce'
Royal Armoured Corps Yorkshire Hussars
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Jack Brown, 'D' Bn., Layforce, was reported missing 2 June 1941 at Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war.

CRAWFORD, Thomas, McG.

Private
ME Commando Depot
Black Watch
Private Thomas Crawford, Middle East Commando Depot, was reported missing on 2nd June 1941 during operations in Crete. Later found to be a prisoner of war.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/27.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/11.

FENTON, David

Acting Lance Sergeant
ME Commando Depot
Black Watch

Lance Sergeant David Fenton, attached Middle East Commando Depot, was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations in Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war. 

HENRY, William

Gunner
ME Commando Depot
Royal Artillery
Gunner William Henry, Middle East Commando Depot, was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations in Crete.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/28 and WO417/31.
Prisoners of War / National Archives files WO392/1.

PATTERSON, Robert

Private
ME Commando Depot
Black Watch
Private Robert Patterson, Depot Middle East Commando, was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations in Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/27.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.

RICE, Thomas James

Lance Corporal
ME Commando Depot
Royal Armoured Corps

Lance Corporal Rice was wounded during operations in the Middle East. Date not reported.

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/28.
Royal Tanks Corps Attestation Register for 1919.
 

SCAIFE, Josiah

Private
ME Commando Depot
Black Watch
Private Josiah Scaife, Depot Middle East Commando, was reported missing 1 June 1941 during operations in Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war captured on 14 June 1941.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/27.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.

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