BRISTOW, William Frederick

Rank: 
Gunner
Unit/Base: 
7 Commando
'Layforce'
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Number: 
927388
Birthplace: 
Liddington, Swindon, Wiltshire
Died : 
Tuesday, July 15, 1941
Died whilst a prisoner of war
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Gunner William Bristow died from an intestinal obstruction at Salonica Greece whilst a Prisoner of War. He had been taken prisoner during operations at Crete on 2 June 1941.
 
Sources
CWGC.
German Record Cards of British POWs / WO416/42/342.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/29 and WO417/41.
Royal Artillery Other Ranks: Casualty Cards 1939-1947.
Westminster Abbey Commando Roll of Honour file ref. National Archives DEFE/2/843.
 
Notes
There is a file not seen by this archive which may or may not contain additional detail - Dulag 183, Salonika: killing and ill-treatment of POWs / National Archives file WO311/365.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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