BARRINGTON, Derek, A.

Rank: 
Corporal (later Sergeant)
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5440990
P.O.W. number: 
27937
Born: 
Saturday, April 8, 1916
Birthplace: 
London
Corporal Derek Barrington was wounded on 27 December 1941 during operations at Vaagso, Norway [1].
In 1943 he was reported as prisoner of war during operations in Sicily [2][3][4].
Post war member of the Commando Association [5].
Additionally served with the Commando Mountain Warfare Training Centre [5][6].
 
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/36.
[2] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/68.
[3] Prisoners of War / National Archives files WO392/1 (Stalag 357).
[4] German Record Cards of British PoWs / National Archives file WO416/20/348 (Stalag 8B).
[5] Commando Association Lost Legion List 1.
[6] Commando Training gallery 'History of the CMWTC'.
 
Notes
Source [5] shows rank as Sgt, all other sources show Cpl.
 

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