DRORI, Avishalom

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
51ME Commando
'Layforce'
Regiment/Corps: 
Pioneer Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
PAL/14538
P.O.W. number: 
225267

Corporal Avishalom Druri was Jewish and from Palestine. He volunteered for the British Army and was first posted to the Pioneer Corps before being attached to 51 Middle East Commando. He later joined 'C' Battalion Layforce (No.11 Commando) and was taken prisoner of war during the raid on Rommel's HQ (Operation Flipper).

Sources
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/22 (Camp 65).
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/10 (Stalag 4B).
Military Historical Society Bulletin published May 1999 page 192.
The book 'Get Rommel', author Michael Ascher.
CVA Forum message [view...].
 

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