SUMNER, Frank

Rank: 
Lance Corporal (later Company Sergeant Major)
Regiment/Corps: 
Liverpool Scottish Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
2930811
P.O.W. number: 
18585
Operations: 
Frank Sumner 2 Commando
Lance Corporal Frank Sumner, 5 Troop, was one of the commando contingent embarked on HMS Campbeltown for Operation Chariot, the raid at St. Nazaire 28 March 1942. Reported missing after the raid, found to have been wounded, taken prisoner and later transported to Stalag 344 Lamsdorf, Poland.
 
Sources
St. Nazaire Society.
CVA Gallery image of 5 Troop.
British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/48.
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 113 issued Sept. 2001.
 

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