BEND, Francis William

Known as: 
Frank
Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit / Base: 
4 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Armoured Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
7901939
Born: 
Sunday, June 22, 1919
Died: 
1983
Frank Bend 4 Commando
Sergeant Frank Bend from Wyberton, Lincolnshire, served in No.4 Commando from its early days taking part in many of their actions including the Lofoten Islands, Hardelot,  Dieppe and Flushing. His wife was from Ayr. Post war member of the Commando Association residing Boston, Lincolnshire.
 
Sources
Partial nominal roll of Dieppe Commandos.
Image of a nominal roll of No.4 Cdo 'C' troop in the Gallery.
Image of a nominal roll of No.4 Cdo 1 troop after Walcheren in the Gallery.
Image in the Gallery of him and others with a captured flag published in the Ayrshire post 26th Jan. 1945.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 78 (1984).
[Image] Boston Guardian newspaper article 2 September 1942.
 

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