BROWN, Louis Walter

Known as: 
Ben
Rank: 
Sergeant
Regiment/Corps: 
Liverpool Scottish Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
2929147
P.O.W. number: 
18584
Operations: 
Louis Walter (Ben) Brown 2 Commando
Sergeant Louis 'Ben' Brown, aged 24 and from Liverpool, served in 5 Troop and took part in Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire on 28 March 1942. Embarking on board HMS Campbeltown, he was wounded during the raid and reported missing. Later found to be a prisoner of war. Imprisoned at Stalag 344 Lamsdorf, Poland.
 
Sources
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/11.
St Nazaire Society website.
Article in the Liverpool Echo 17 April 1942.
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