BUSHE, Patrick

Known as: 
Paddy
Rank: 
Rifleman
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Ulster Rifles
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
7014446
P.O.W. number: 
18743
Operations: 
Paddy Bushe 2 Commando

Rifleman Patrick Bushe, 6 Troop, was one of the commando contingent who embarked on Motor Launch ML 177 for Operation Chariot, the raid at St. Nazaire on 28 March 1942. Initially reported as missing he was later found to have been taken prisoner and transported to Stalag 344 at Lamsdorf, Poland.
 
Sources
St. Nazaire Society website.
British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/42.
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/11.
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