MURDOCH, Sydney

Rank: 
Private
Regiment/Corps: 
Liverpool Scottish Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
2929161
P.O.W. number: 
18727
Operations: 
Sid Murdoch 2 Commando
Private Sydney Murdoch, 5 Troop, was one of the commando contingent who embarked on MGB 314 for Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire 28 March 1942.
Reported missing after the raid, found to have been taken prisoner and transported to Stalag 344 Lamsdorf, Poland.
  • Private Murdoch was from Liverpool and was a former employee of Liverpool Corporation Transport Department.* 
Sources
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.
*Report in the Liverpool Echo, Tuesday May 12th 1942.
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