MCCURRIE, Peter

Rank: 
Rifleman
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Border Regiment & Royal Ulster Rifles
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3599032
Born: 
Monday, May 22, 1916
Died : 
Monday, February 26, 1951
Died on active service
Age: 
34
Rifleman Peter McCurrie
Rifleman Peter McCurrie, a former member of No.6 Commando in WW2, died during operations in Korea serving with the Royal Ulster Rifles. He was a prisoner of war at the time of his death. He is remembered on the UN Memorial Wall at Pusan, and his name is also inscribed on the War Memorial at Frizington, Cumbria.
 
Sources
AFM ROH
Commando Association newsletter 18 issued March 1954.
Image credits
The Whitehaven News’ & Cumbria Archives Service.
website 2ndww.blogspot.com post by user 'ritsonvaljos'.
 

Ask questions / Add information

Use our Forum for research enquiries, or to add information or photos. [register now]
Your message will then be seen by our Research Group and the many knowledgeable members of our Forum. Read some frequently asked questions here [FAQ's].
 
All content is researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive.