CRABTREE, Ben

Rank: 
Guardsman
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
Police Service: 
Sunderland Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Coldstream Guards
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241707
Guardsman Ben Crabtree served in 6 Troop [1]. Post war on 6 October 1945 he transferred to the Corps of Military Police [2] before being released from service.
His service number indicates he was one of the Police Intakes to the Commandos. In 1949 he was a Detective serving in Sunderland Police [3].
 
Sources
[1] List of No.2 Commando provided by Mrs Desiree Roderick MBE.
[2] Coldstream Guards Attestations Register.
[3] Article in the Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette 28 November 1949 and other press reports in the 50's about arrests made.
 

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