BLAKE, Dennis Lester

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit / Base: 
50ME Commando
'Layforce'
Regiment/Corps: 
Household Cavalry Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
295168
P.O.W. number: 
12454
Born: 
Monday, September 17, 1917
Dennis Lester Blake from Morden, Surrey, enlisted 19 November 1936. Corporal Blake was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations at Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/28, WO417/30, and WO417/93 (1945).
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.
WW11 Liberated POW Questionnaires 1945-6 / National Archives file WO344 Directorate of Mil. Int.
 
Notes
50 and 52 ME Commando formed 'D' Bn Layforce at Crete.
 

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