BRIDLE, Desmond George

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Metropolitan Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Scots
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14604360
Born: 
Tuesday, April 3, 1917
Died : 
Sunday, June 11, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Corporal Desmond Bridle died in Normandy, France, during operations near the Chateau d'Amfreville. He was from South Harrow and one of the Metropoltan Police Intakes to the Commandos. In 1939 he was residing at the Police Section House, Judd Street, Camden.
 
Sources
CWGC
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
List of Met. Police Officers on Forum message titled Police Intakes.
The 1939 Register covering 53 Judd Steet Police Section House.
 
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