DIGHTON, Derrick John

Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Essex County Constabulary
Regiment/Corps: 
Suffolk Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14205604
Died : 
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Derrick Dighton 3 Commando
Lance Sergeant Derrick Dighton, 4 Troop, was wounded on 24 January 1945 . At this time his Commando were engaged in operations at Maasbracht. Derrick was an Essex Police Officer who retired as a Chief Superintendent in 1982 having served at Romford, Bishops Stortford, Harwich, Kelvedon, Dunmow, Braintree, Chelmsford and Colchester. 
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/88.
Linked Content below.
Forum message (obituaries).
Article re wedding in the Bedfordshire Times and Independent 20 December 1946.
Article in the Birmingham Daily Post 16 August 1972.
[Image] Stephane Saint-Martin.
 

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