WHELAN, Leslie George
Private Leslie Whelan, 5 Troop, was one of the commando contingent on board HMS Campbeltown during the raid at St Nazaire in March 1942. He was wounded and taken prisoner of war . He spent some of his captivity at Stalag V111b .
Les, who was from Wallasey in the Wirral, worked post war at the Owen Owen department store in Merseyside. He married Molly and they had 2 children, Lesley and Paul. Les died of a heart attack in 1979 .Sources  James Dorrian / St Nazaire Society website.  POW images in our Gallery.  His daughter Lesley.