BEATTIE, Alexander

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
11 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Gordon Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2886105
P.O.W. number: 
29426
Born: 
Wednesday, June 2, 1915
Birthplace: 
Fraserburgh
Alexander Beattie 11 Commando

Corporal Alexander Beattie was taken prisoner of war on 21 November 1941 after Operation Flipper, the raid on Rommel's HQ. 

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/36.
Prisoners of War Lists / National Archives files WO392/1, WO392/11 and WO392/21.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/24/74.
[Image] Michael Beattie, great grandson.
 

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