HURST, Edward

Known as: 
Ted
Rank: 
Private
Regiment/Corps: 
Liverpool Scottish Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
2931768
Edward Hurst 2 Commando
Ted Hurst 2 Commando
Private Hurst, 5 Troop, was one of the Commando contingent embarked on Motor Launch ML307 for the St Nazaire raid on 28 March 1942. He was evacuated back to the UK and rejoined No.2 Commando [1][2].
  • 9 September 1943 (Private) (No.2 Commando) wounded during operations at Salerno, Italy [3].
Source
[1] Nominal Roll in St. Nazaire Society 75th Anniversary Newsletter. 
[2] St Nazaire Society website.
[3] British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/67.
Liverpool Scottish Regimental Museum.
[Images] CVA Gallery.
 
Forename query in progress
Appears identical with Ernest Hurst of 5 Troop.
References: 
Photo gallery
South Yorkshire Times and Mexborough & Swinton Times 06 January 1940 (with photo)
 

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