CHAMBERLAIN, Walter William Robert James

Known as: 
Bill
Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Cambridge/Suffolk Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5933153
P.O.W. number: 
18737
Born: 
Thursday, September 3, 1914
Died : 
Tuesday, May 14, 1974

Lance Sergeant Walter Chamberlain was reported wounded and missing  28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war. He had embarked for the raid on board HMS Campbeltown.

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/49.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1 and 11.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/61/481 (Stalag 133).
Government Probate Death Index, Ipswich Registry probate date 3 July 1974.
St Nazaire Society.
 

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