Corporal Frederick Holt, 5 troop, was one of the commando contingent on board HMS Campbeltown during the raid at St Nazaire in March 1942 . He was initially reported missing in action until it was discovered he had been taken prisoner [2a][2b]. He was transported to Stalag 383 at Hohenfels Germany .
Fred, who was from Wallasey in the Wirral, died in 1964 aged 49 .Sources  St Nazaire Society website.  British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/43. [2a] Liverpool Echo newspaper April 17th 1942. [2b] British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.  Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Achives file WO392/1.  + [image] CVA Gallery / His nephew David Holt.
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