DUNFORD, Edwin

Rank: 
Trooper
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Dorset Constabulary
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Armoured Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14317743
Born: 
Sunday, February 13, 1916
Died : 
Sunday, December 10, 1989
Place died: 
Poole
Edwin Dunford 3 Commando
Pc Edwin Dunford post war
Edwin Dunford was a serving Police Officer from Dorset Constabulary who volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes that commenced in 1942. Edwin joined the Dorset Constabulary on 1st April 1939. He was Police Constable 126 residing in Weymouth.
After the war ended he rejoined Dorset Constabulary and was a member of the local branch of the Commando Association. He retired from the Police on 27 July 1969 with service described as exemplary. 
 
Sources
Commando Association newsletter 23 (1956) and 90 (Obituaries March 1990).
The 1939 Register covering Weymouth.
Dorset and Bournemouth Constabulary Certificate of Police Service provided by family.
Evening Echo newspaper article [view...].
[Images] Paul Dunford (son).
 

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