Lance Corporal Levi Homer, 5 Troop, was one of the commando contingent who embarked on Motor Launch ML 457 for Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire on 28 March 1942. Reported missing after the raid he was later found to have been taken prisoner and transported to Stalag 344 at Lamsdorf, Poland.
- "Mrs Agnes Homer, 85 Sessions Road, Kirkdale, has received information that her husband L/C. Levi Homer, Commando Regiment, Cameron Highlanders, is missing since March 28." *
- Tragic death of LCpl. Levi Homer's sister - see linked content below.
- "Mrs Agnes Homer of 85 Sessions Road, Kirkdale, has received news that her husband Lance Corpl. Levi Homer, aged 35, is a prisoner of war in Germany."
Liverpool Scottish Museum.
St Nazaire Society website
British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/43.
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1.
[Image 1] No.2 Cdo 5 Tp photo in gallery.
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